As we are working with Chef-Solo, we will use Knife to initialize and download our cookbooks. In an enterprise Chef environment, Knife comes with many handy commands and can be used for managing different nodes and uploading cookbooks, data bags, roles, and much more. A complete list of Knife commands can be found at http://docs.opscode.com/.
There are no extra steps involved in the installation of Knife. Knife is a part of Chef server and gets installed with Chef. As we have already installed Chef on our machine, let's confirm the installation of Knife using the following command:
$ knife –v
The preceding command will give out...