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I changed the domain name for some servers, i.e. to In my Puppet Dashboard, I see two entries now for the same server.

I can destroy a node with something like rake node:fast_del which seems to work (the web interface destroy doesn't work, see but only temporarily, eventually the old domain comes back. I checked facter on the host and I don't see any sign of the old domain in there, any idea why the old domain comes back?

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Just realized that maybe the puppet daemon has been running since before the domain name change, and the new domain comes from puppet agent --test. I thought this test signaled the daemon instead of running its own instance, but maybe that is not the case. Testing this now.... – Kyle Brandt Nov 29 '11 at 15:46
puppet agent --test does not signal the daemon. puppet kick does however ... if you have it configured to work. – Ken Barber Nov 29 '11 at 15:59
Does destroying a node from the Dashboard now works? Last time I checked it did (using 1.2.10) and issue 6828 is closed. However there was no domain change. – user130370 Aug 8 '12 at 11:46
Did signaling the agent made duplicates not reappear? – user130370 Aug 8 '12 at 11:47

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