(R)?ex the friendly automation framework



The Rex-1.13.3 release is now available on CPAN. It contains documentation updates, and a fix for debconf parsing. Behind the scenes, CI was migrated over to GitHub Actions as well.


The Rex-1.13.2 release is now available on CPAN. It contains only documentation updates, mostly for the built-in template capabilities, but also fixes a few typos.


Happy 10th birthday, Rex!

The Rex-1.13.1 release is now available on CPAN. It is focusing on CMDB bugfixes and documentation, while also fixing a missing feature flag. Upgrade is recommended for all users.


The Rex-1.13.0 release is now available on CPAN. It adds on_no_change hooks for file management commands to trigger further actions when files are left unchanged. Upgrade is recommended for all users.


The Rex-1.12.2 release is now available on CPAN. It fixes various regressions, as well as bugs around file management. Upgrade is highly recommended for all users.


Learning automation using Rex

Ferenc Erki (FErki) will be the guest of Gábor Szabó on the next Code Maven live stream to learn about automation using Rex. Register for the free event via Code Maven or Meetup, and join the discussion!

Unexpected use cases with Rex

Unexpected use cases with Rex at the 22nd German Perl/Raku Workshop 2020 in Erlangen by Ferenc Erki (FErki).

Rex & Friends

Rex & Friends talk at the Barcelona Perl & Friends 2019 by Ferenc Erki (FErki).

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Contribute to (R)?ex

There is no company behind (R)?ex. As a free and open source project, it is developed by volunteers around the globe. Every contribution is welcome.

Code and documentation

If you would like to contribute code or documentation to (R)?ex, please read our Contributing guide.


If you would like to contribute to this website, please read this README.


Since (R)?ex is completely developed by volunteers, there is no guarantee that a specific feature will be released at a defined date. If you need a specific feature, you can sponsor it, so we may focus our efforts on that feature. Those sponsored features will also be released under the same license as (R)?ex itself, to guarantee that it will be maintained like any other feature. Please contact us for further details.

If you are looking for something custom-made, you may be interested in checking out our Support page.


There can't be enough hardware where we can test and build (R)?ex. If you can donate any kind of hardware, please contact us.

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