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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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Does restarting a Puppet Master service require regenerating for the SSL certificates of the servers it controls?

Do I have any special extra work I need to do, afterward, if I have to restart the Puppet Master service? Specifically, does this affect SSL certificates?
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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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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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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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Offline puppet agent installation from puppet master- Opensouce Puppet

I need to perform offline installation of puppet agents on 300+ servers. Servers vary in architecture and design and have no access to internet. Kindly suggest the best way to achieve this given ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to create a conditional logging message in Puppet 4?

Currently I have something like this: package { 'foo': ensure => latest, }~> service { 'bar': ensure => running, enable => true, } warning('The "bar" service may or may not have ...
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Puppet master: announce catalog version

I know that my puppet agents will report things like info: Applying configuration version '1444153925' and in the /var/lib/puppet/state/last_run_summary.yaml file config: 1444153925 Can I get my ...
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Puppet 3.8 recipe for installing package via Python pip

Since I don't have Puppet 4.2 or later for the pip3 provider, what is an alternative approach to installing Python packages by hand via the 'pip3' command? If I use the 'exec' approach, how do I ...
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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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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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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 ...