First, a caveat: I learned this on EC2 instances and make no promises that it will work in any¬†other setup. That said: The recipe runlist is not anywhere in your custom cookbooks, it’s in the layer settings for each layer in your stack. If you add a new cookbook, recipes absolutely have to go in the recipes folder under the [cookbookname] folder. Data that your recipe expects, such as “node[‘datadog’][‘jmx’][‘instances’]”.. Read More