Glossary of terms

deployment target

The target(s) are servers/instances which will ultimately run whatever software you are deploying.

See also

deploy host
deployment server
deployment master

The server where you will run scap. In the case of WMF deployments one of the server being the deployment.eqiad.wmnet.

deployment repository
deployment project

The git repository which contains the scap configuration for your application/service. This could be at the root of your application’s source code repository or it could be a separate repository which includes your application code and configuration as submodules.

scap directory

The filesystem directory named scap, which lives directly inside the root of your deployment project repository. This is where you put scap.cfg and other scap related config files.