This section introduces the main features in Colmena:

  • Node Tagging - Deploying to a subset of tagged nodes
  • Local Deployment - Deploying to the host running Colmena itself
  • Secrets - Deploying sensitive files separate from the main configuration
  • Ad Hoc Evaluation - Evaluating a Nix expression with access to your configuration
  • Parallelism - Controlling how Colmena parallelizes the deployment process
  • Remote Builds - Building system profiles on remote machines