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Change service startup “sequence” with puppet

When using service { 'ntp': ensure => running, enable => true, # [...] } puppet will make sure, that the service will start on boot. Therefore it is creating links for several ...
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Error in starting puppetmaster while upgrade

I am trying to upgrade my system (Linux mint 17): $ sudo apt-get upgrade And this is the output, (I have tried this more than once so I am copy+pasting the latest output) Reading package ...
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Automated Windows config-based installation (bare-metal) instead of backup restore [closed]

Given the current CPU/SSD performance and the ability to store important files on fail-safe storage (cloud, RAID, whatever), I'm finding that taking backups is "too 2000". Especially if you consider ...
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Specific version checking + if and else loop

just start puppet. As everyone else knows, starting something is always the most difficult. Well for practice I wanna do the following: I assume I am to put it in init.pp. if 'openssl' version == ...
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Script/program that listens for user input, reads logs for output and sends broadcast

During code deployments there is a risk of service/system failures. The Network Operations Center monitors alerts from servers. If the alert comes as a result of a code deployment then it might not be ...
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Agent limit in Puppet opensource

Is there any agent limit in Puppet opensource version? One of my colleagues suggested to double check. I did notice a 10 agent limit in evaluation version of enterprise version. Couldn't find any ...
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Vagrant Networking - can ping IP but not a FQDN

I have a CentOs vagrant machine and I have no problem pining an IP address such as: 216.58.223.4 When I try and ping: www.google.com, it is unable to find the network. /etc/resolv.conf This file ...
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How to fix when installing puppet client on centos 7 with dockerfile getting Error: Package: ruby-augeas-0.4.1-3.el6.x86_64

I'm trying to install puppet-client on docker centos-latest with this dockerfile # Base OS FROM centos # Install puppet ENV PUPPET_VERSION 3.7.3 RUN rpm --import ...
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How do I change a value in a nagios check all disc service check?

I'm running a puppetized aws ami instance I didn't do the initial set up and don't know where the nagios service check parameters are located for the instances. I need to change the check all discs ...
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Problems with Foreman HTTP/Apache integration

I’m trying to setup Foreman for the first time and am running into a consistent error that is preventing the Foreman login screen from starting. I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 and running ...
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Install Postgresql 9.4 with Puppet

I would like to let Puppet manage Postgresql 9.4 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I have install the https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppetlabs-postgresql module and configured it like this for 9.3: class { ...
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installing jenkins with puppet

I did google search for "install jenkins with puppet" and found this so i followed the first instruction: puppet module install rtyler/jenkins and it installed it. now I saw the next instruction, ...
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Installing packages with dependencies using puppet

I am new to puppet, for the process of learning it I created Puppet Master and Puppet Slave setup and configured a mysql module to install mysql on Puppet client. Below is the manifest file. class ...
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Interpolate File Contents Into Command Argument Used in Puppet Manifest

I have a SQL command that I would like to use as the value of a JSON node, which is a part of an index definition. All of this is passed as a command in a puppet manifest. I would like to ...
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Allow user to install packages using puppet

I need to allow some users to install packages on their systems, and the whole system is being managed by puppet. I have this file: #modules/polkit/manifests/init.pp define polkit( # ...
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Vagrant/Puppet/MySQL localhost issue

I have a vagrant file using puppet to configure mysql. Here is the relevant code in default.pp: class { '::mysql::server': override_options => { 'mysqld' => { 'bind_address' => ...
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What is the default web server in Puppet enterprise

I have a question, it might be trivial, but I needed to check as I did not see an explicit information so far. What is the default web server in Puppet Enterprise 3.3.2? In all puppet lab ...
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Making a connection between puppet and puppet agent.

I know this question has been asked before in many different variant. I read all the post related to the problem but I cannot get agent and master talking to each other. I boot up 2 vm via vmwork ...
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Do I need to regenerate certificates on master in order to use centralized CA in Puppet

I have a set up where I use two monolithic PE-Puppet 3.3.2 installations as puppet masters. I need to make one of these a CA and the other just a master for nodes. The nodes should not contact CA ...
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puppet dashboard installation with passenger shows default apache page

I am trying to install puppet on my CentOS 6.5 64 bit machine. The installation of puppet-server goes through fine and I am being able to install apache2.2.15 and passenger 4.0.53. I have installed ...
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How enterprise versions of Puppet map to community versions?

In particular, which 'community' version corresponds to the current 'enterprise' one, 3.3? I remember there was some magic involved: 'enterprise' 2.5 was 'community' 2.7 plus some GUI bells and ...
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Proper way of importing many manifest files with vhost definitions

I have the following simple puppet recipe: # Apache class { 'apache': mpm_module => 'prefork', # Determines which MPM is loaded and configured for the HTTPD process (event, itk, peruser, ...
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Can I use puphpet files to deploy a vps server without vagrant

I'm using puphpet/vagrant in local to work with symfony but I wanted to know if I can use puphpet's scripts/files to deploy it on my vps server if Im using the same OS.
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Error: Unknown Puppet subcommand 'module'

It seems there is a problem with puppet on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as its missing the module subcommand as follows: Installed puppet in version 2.7.11 $ puppet module install rafaelfc-pear Installing ...
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Can't get private GitHub repos to work with Vagrant/Puppet on Windows

I have a project and we use Vagrant for our development env. On Mac/Unix the provisioning works perfectly except in Windows, the problem is that forwarding agent doesn't work on windows and therefore, ...
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Puppet - removing user who is logged in?

I've just started learning puppet and have came across a problem I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix.I m trying to remove a user I get an error message stating that they are logged in so can't ...
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How to reject certificate request on Puppet Master?

I have some requests from agents that had bad hostnames. I've corrected this, but still have the outstanding requests with the bad hostnames. I tried: $puppet cert list "wrong.host.name" (SHA256) ...
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Add network account to local group with Puppet?

On a client Mac joined to an OS X Server Open Directory, is it possible to use Puppet to add a directory account to a local group on the client?
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What are pro and cons in using puppet master vs. distribute puppet manifests with git?

I've started reading about puppet and see that there are two main ways in how you distribute you puppet manifest; one is to use the puppet master and the second one is to use git to distribute them. ...
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puppet file_line: remove line with unknown number of whitespaces

I'd like to remove a line from the sudoers. All works fine as long as I give the exact line. But there might be differences in white space on some machines. Couldn't find a workaround even with ...
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Specific command not recognized in only one shell

I'm running Windows7 as OS as my development machine. It has various Shells: cmd Powershell Mysysgit GNU Bash <-- this is the one not working PuppetLabs Shell Nodejs Shell PHPStorm built in ...
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Is there any reason to use Puppet alongside with Docker?

I have tried Ops part of DevOps some time ago and it was quite fun, but I haven't time and reason to try it in any project. But last week I started new job, where boss asked me if I can configure ...
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Version Control Foreman / Puppet

I have just setup Foreman for the first time & am not sure how to go about putting all of my configurations under version control. I know I can use Git for each module I install on my Puppet ...
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How to git clone private repos within Vagrant VM, using host's SSH keys?

I'm able to use PuppetLabs vcsrepo to clone public git repos, but I'd like to also be able to clone private repos, using the host's SSH keys. What would the configuration look like for Vagrantfile ...
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How to ensure version 5.5.* for mysql with puppet?

How can i ensure that the latest patch version of 5.5 will be installed by the yum installer under CentOS? class { '::mysql::server': package_ensure => '5.5.*' }
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How do you handle patch versions with puppet?

We use vagrant with puppet. Now there is a question about setting the version of different applications. How specific do you ensure versions with puppet? For example mysql: Do you ensure to have ...
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Trouble running `emacs --eval` from Puppet

I want to automate installing Emacs packages with Cask, Puppet, and Vagrant. Source https://github.com/mcandre/mcandre-ubuntu Steps to reproduce I can do this manually in Emacs on my Mac: $ emacs ...
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Package installed, but with error

CentOS 6.5, Puppet Enterprise 3.1.1. Given this declaration: package { vim: ensure => present } The following error is displayed: Error: Could not find package vim Error: ...
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where do chef and puppet source in house applications from?

We're looking at replacing an in-house solution with chef or puppet to deploy software onto machines. one thing that's not obvious to me in the reading I've done to date is, specifically for in ...
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Getting node.js and grunt to run on Vagrant box (ubuntu-precise12042-x64-vbox43)

I am having trouble understanding how I would get node.js, Grunt and NPM to run on my Vagrant box. I am using the ubuntu-precise12042-x64-vbox43 and provisioning it through puppet. I am just getting ...
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Make sure a service is running with specific arguments using puppet

I have an application that I'm installing to all my VMs, it requires a specific arguments passing to it when it gets run and it should always be running. I want to ensure that mailcatcher is running ...
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puppetd --test err: Could not request certificate: Connection refused - connect(2) Exiting; failed to retrieve certificate and waitforcert is disabled

I m new to puppet and i m trying to have connection to my puppet server, when i ping to my puppetmaster it runs well but when i run puppetd --test t shows me following error. puppetd --test info: ...
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Regenerate linux host fingerprint

Is it possible to change a hosts ssh fingerprint? An example of needing to do this would be a virtual machine clone having the same fingerprint as the source of the clone; which causes problems for ...
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How do you uninstall Puppet from Mac OS X ?

I installed puppet 3.x on Mac OS 10.8.4 a few weeks back, and now want to remove it. The installer.dmg does not come with an uninstaller, and there is no .app package to remove. How do you ...
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puppet “Connection refused”

My puppet agent is getting Connection refused when it tries to connect to the master. However, other interactions work, and the first page of Google hits aren't helping. What am I missing? I can ...
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Use sudo inconjunction with regular user's ssh key

I want to execute a command which requires root privileges so I use sudo. sudo puppet apply /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp This command involves cloning a private github repo with ssh. The only way ...
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Is it safe to delete puppet user after uninstalling puppet and puppet-common?

In Debian I installed puppet with apt-get install puppet. Later I decided to uninstall it with apt-get purge puppet puppet-common. However I just noticed my /etc/passwd file still contains the line ...
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facter does not show some information

I'm using facter to get some information for some bash scripts. When I run facter by itself, it shows me items such as serialnumber and productname. But when I run facter serialnumber or facter ...
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facter: setting up module-specific custom facts?

I am customizing an existing puppet installation (with facter) and I think I ran into an issue understanding the scope of custom facts. I have several modules that are mapped exclusively to different ...
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Puppet stdlib module file_line doesn't have an effect

I have the following module: include stdlib class pulseaudio-zeroconf { package { "pulseaudio-module-zeroconf": ensure => installed } file_line { ...