I am trying to set up dynamic environments using http://puppetlabs.com/blog/git-workflow-and-puppet-environments/ as a guide. Unfortunately I am not entirely clear on what I am doing.
I have created a directory on the puppet master at /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/environments/
I have copied the configuration examples from the document above to the puppet.conf file on my puppet master. I added the three lines in each section of the document to the respective section of the puppet.conf file, and made changes to suit my system (paths, etc...) Prior to these changes I was working with the default-post-installation copy of puppet.conf
now when I try to run puppet agent -t --noop from a client machine, or from the server I get the following error.
err: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: Could not find class pe_compliance for puppet-test-01.mydomain.net on node puppet-test-01.mydomain.net warning: Not using cache on failed catalog err: Could not retrieve catalog; skipping run
If I get rid of all that stuffs and put in an enviornment manually in the puppet.conf file on the master, then I can add
environment = testenv to the puppet.conf file on the client and I think I get a new environment... but I don't see any such thing in the web UI... so I don't know for sure if this is working either.
What am I doing worng? what do I need to do next