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Filter puppet pluginsync

Is there a method to filter which plugins are being syncd? I have a few new modules downloaded from the forge (puppetboard,puppetdb,python). These modules include plugins, they are also only needed ...
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Exclude ifaces from network related facters

I am looking for a way to exclude ifaces from the macaddress and the interfaces facter in order to make puppet run faster on certain hosts. These facts are built-in as far as I understand and I would ...
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Null / blank values on puppet facts

How can I quickly and easily state that a null / blank value is OK on a fact within puppet? When assembling a custom fact I'm doing something like the following: ...
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Determine / set Puppet environment

I'm trying to determine what Puppet thinks the environment is on my agent nodes. Per the documentation I've configured the agent's environment in /etc/puppet/puppet.conf as such [agent] ...
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How to set the fqdn on a CentOS server? [duplicate]

I set my hostname in the /etc/sysconfig/network file to host.example.com HOSTNAME=host.example.com Fyi, I then issued a reboot on the machine. I have a problem with Puppet: when I run Facter on ...
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Most appropriate place for custom Puppet facts - RHEL

I'm not much of a Ruby guy, but found how to list the Ruby load path. Here's what it looks like for me $ ruby -e 'puts $:' /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8 /usr/lib64/ruby/site_ruby/1.8 ...
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Puppet & Facter - how to determine if running Cent 6 or Cent 5

How would you use facter and puppet to determine if the OS is running Cent 6.x or Cent 5.x ? facter operatingsystemrelease 6.4 I only care about the major release (6) I've thought about using ...
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Puppet: Enumerating all users within a group

Is there any way to enumerate an array of all users within a group within Puppet, either as a fact or something so I can do something like this? $users = enumusers('wheel') each($users) |$user| { ...
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Puppet facts: should we use lsbdistid or operatingsystem?

With current versions of Puppet and Facter I get the same information in the lsbdistid and operatingsystem facts - I don't look at osfamily because on Gentoo Linux it reports a generic "Linux" string. ...
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Puppet sometimes can't find standard facts like osfamily

Quick brief - for testing purpose, I installed puppet agent on 5 nodes (Debian Squeeze + puppet 2.7.20-1puppetlabs1), and puppet master on 1 server (same version). On puppetmaster side in every ...
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Clean up old Domain Name for Nodes in Puppet Dashboard

I changed the domain name for some servers, i.e. web1.foo.com to web1.baz.com. In my Puppet Dashboard, I see two entries now for the same server. I can destroy a node with something like rake ...
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puppet on amazon ec2: could not change hostname

I'm running ec2 debian instance and trying to get puppet working on it. I'd like my hostnames to be something more readable, so I've changed /etc/hostname, run /etc/init.d/hostname.sh start and I can ...