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Questions tagged [puppet]

Puppet is IT automation software that helps system administrators manage infrastructure throughout its lifecycle, from provisioning and configuration to patch management and compliance.

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How to properly install a repository with Puppet

I'm struggling to install a repository with Puppet, specifically the zabbix repository. I got the zabbix repository for CentOS 7 from here, and am using the following: http://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/3....
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Log into PE console

I am using a getting started guide with puppet enterprise for azure. I deployed a puppet virtual machine by following the steps in the guidelines. I am trying to connect ssh to PE virtual machine ...
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Puppet doesn't recognize the resource type “gauth_credential”

I was trying to create a Google Cloud Platform instance. I installed Puppet the google cloud module and the required gems with the command - sudo /opt/puppetlabs/puppet/bin/gem install googleauth ...
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which puppet packages to install to configure puppet standalone open source server on Ubuntu 16

I want to install puppet server on Ubuntu 16. when i list the package(apt-cache search puppet) i see below lists. puppet - configuration management system puppet-master - configuration management ...
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is it mandatory to have access to Internet when setting up Puppet 5.x Open source server on Ubuntu 16?

I am planning to upgrade puppet 3.8.7 to 5.3 on Ubuntu server. is it mandatory to have access to Internet when setting up Puppet 5.x Open source server on Ubuntu 16? i do have modules dependency ...
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Puppet: Ensuring a Specific Configuration Line Exists in the “ssh” Section of /etc/sssd/sssd.conf

We have a cluster of nodes whose configuration is maintained by Puppet. Puppet ensures that sssd is installed via: service { 'sssd': ensure => running, enable => true, require => ...
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Puppet beaker docker acceptance dnsmasq

I am trying to migrate code from puppet 3 to puppet 5 with beaker and acceptance tests. The following output is given: journalctl log for dnsmasq: -- Logs begin at Thu 2018-11-29 17:11:40 ...
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/etc/profile.d script interfering with a service starting, and considerably delaying ssh availability after reboot

I have created a script in /etc/profile.d (centos6), not related to puppet in any way, instead it just copy's some files to a users dir. Somehow, on a puppet enterprise master server, this script is ...
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Puppet Tomcat Module creating context.xml

I might be doing something really stupid here but I'm damned if I can figure it out. We have a usual puppet with tomcat install and I'm trying to use the puppet tomcat module to lay down a context....
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Configuration and automation management on WIndows IoT ARM processor (Puppet, Ansible,… )

I have a couple of Windows IoT board to configure and I would like to use a configuration manager such as Puppet or Ansible. It is using an ARM processor and for now all the configuration agents I ...
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Puppet source a template, run one command, source another template for same file, run command

I've had a good crack at this and am struggling a little bit. I've got a PHP5 console file called parameters.yml. This contains some metadata to connect to a DB, run some commands and exit. The ...
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Which tool is suitable for synchronizing 40+ machines [closed]

I have approximately 40 arm devices running debian on the internet with known - dynamic - ip addresses. They have limited bandwidth (on 3g mobile, with a piad data plan) I do have ssh access. ...
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Puppet selboolean module

I have the following puppet module: selboolean { 'scan system': name => 'scan system', persistent => true, provider => 'antivirus_can_scan_system', value => ...
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Is it possible to create tmpfs inside lvm puppet module?

we have autoprovisioning of linux machines (using trusty and xenial) and we are using puppet for it. We are using LVM in puppetlabs/lvm and specifying it in hiera. Example: lvm::volume_groups: ...
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How to make Puppet join specific group and environement?

I am wondering is there is a way to make a Puppet agent join a specific Host Group and a specific Environment? This should be done from the Agent without the need to run this from Puppet master.
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Puppet Master Error 400 on SERVER: Invalid parameter path at /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp

How do I pass file name as arguments to puppet class? My manifest file is class new_file ($my_filename){ file { $my_filename: ensure => present, content => "I got it, Hello, ...
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How to read entire files in Puppet verbatim (without parsing like template)?

I need to create a bunch of ssh_authorized_keys resources. The resource expects its key-attribute to be the public key itself -- there is no way to refer to a file containing the key. Because the ...
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how does puppet server selects the manifests to run on an agent

From the documentation of puppet server I understand that you can configure a manifest directory on the server to store the puppet scripts. Then each agent contacts the server to update its ...
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How to load predefined docker image using puppet..?

I am having an docker image named image.tar, which was created by using 'docker save' command from another machine and copied to puppet master. I am using 'garethr-docker' module to configure nodes. ...
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Puppet Master and Puppet Server Confusion (What is the difference?)

I recently started learning puppet after I joined my organisation a month ago. My organisation uses puppet 3 and is in the phase of moving to puppet 4. I am currently playing with puppet 3.8. Though ...
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puppet - what lines get executed?

(puppet n00b) How do I check what lines get executed in a puppet run? We have a large codebase with many manifests and not all manifests get applied depending on the role of the computer. How can ...
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Centralized management of app.config parts for self-hosted .NET services

What will be the best way to handle these scenarios, if they are not one-time, but regular: Self-hosted services on a quite a bunch of machines are needed to be repointed to different database in a ...
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Puppet: how to add a line to an existing file

I am trying to add a line to an existing file /etc/fuse.conf. I tried this added a folder two folders under modules directory sudo mkdir /etc/puppet/modules/test sudo mkdir /etc/puppet/modules/test/...
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Puppet class with parameter

I am trying to get a puppet class with parameters, Here is what I've tried class testing ( String $file = 'testing' ) { file { "/tmp/$file": ensure => present, mode =&...
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I can't stop puppet by using Ctrl+C

After upgrading to puppet 3.8 I can't stop a puppet run by pressing Ctrl+C. At first I thought that maybe they capture SIGINT and ignore it. But if I do a puppet run from inside a docker container, ...
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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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Why does the Puppet Deployment of an RPM fail even though the package is available?

We made sure the package was available, and even manually downloaded it and installed it on one of the target servers. However, when we run Puppet to install our updated REST packages, we get the ...
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Running puppet script on remote machine

I am working on a vagrantfile which uses puppet script to do the provisioning. As a part of provisioning a lot of packages are installed and configured. Since the work is still in progress, i would ...
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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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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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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 lists.....
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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 https://yum.puppetlabs.com/RPM-GPG-...
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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, is ...
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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' => '0.0.0.0'...
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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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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 ...