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i'm trying to use the cfengine version in the ubuntu repositories rather than download the cfengine-community repository, because the ubuntu repository has binaries for armhf. however, i'm having a difficult time bootstrapping. on the cfengine-community version of cfengine, (and according to any available documentation) running

cf-agent --bootstrap --policy-server <ip.of.server> 

would make the client machine pull in updates from the policy server. on ubuntu, that same command does absolutely nothing. any ideas?

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okay, apparently the version in the repositories (3.15) can't have a policy server set. – notatoad Jan 24 '13 at 1:09
I recommend the packages from the CFEngine public repository. See – Nick Anderson Jan 24 '13 at 13:29

What version of CFEngine?

cf-promises -V

Please run cf-agent with the verbose option paste all output.

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