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Foreman 404 while trying to obtain the token

Foreman is giving my kickstart hosts a 404 while trying to get the token. Any ideas what this could be caused by? I tried with wget as well but no luck. /var/log/http/foreman_access.log: -0400] "GET ...
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Does foreman-discovery 4.0 timeout if not provisioned, and then boot locally? [on hold]

There is existing infrastructure at my site that PXE boots. I assume foreman-discovery will discover them. I need them to continue with their local boot, until I move each to be managed by foreman. ...
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Foreman server provision complains /tmp/ks.cfg

I installed foreman 1.9.0 on a redhat 7.1 and try to provision a centos 6.6 with the default kickstart and kickstart pxe. I tried to modify parameters, but it complains all the time on the same ...
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Unable to install foreman-installer on CentOS 6.6, what could be the reason?

I'm trying to install Puppet 3.x using Foreman-installer. I've following this guide after doing the following steps: Installed a clean installation of CentOS 6.6. Added foreman and puppet repos. ...
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Failing to install Foreman puppet on Centos 6.5

I've tried to install Foreman puppet on Centos 6.5 machine and failed. I followed these steps: http://tuxlabs.com/?p=64 And while running foreman-install I received the following error: ...
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Configure puppet/foreman to update multiple servers

I just managed to install foreman on CentOS 7 and connected 4 agents to the puppet master, I was wondering if it is possible and how to update all 4 ubuntu servers at once and what will be the safest ...
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Serving directory listing in Foreman

I'm trying to serve up a directory listing via http(80) while running Foreman. I've attempted to edit the 05-foreman.conf and 15-default.conf files in /etc/httpd/conf.d in order to allow directory ...
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Disable Puppet ENC part in Foreman

I looked for this for days now, and I'm quite depressed. We want to use Foreman as a monitoring and provisionnig tool. We would like to deactivate Foreman's ENC and use only Hiera. How could I manage ...
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Foreman displays a server as “out of sync”, what could be the reason and what is the right way to troubleshoot such an issue?

There's a puppet server in the company I work for with Foreman installed. There are around 200 Linux machines which are being managed by the Puppet server. When looking in the Foreman GUI, most ...
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Best Foundation for Mesos Deployment

We are currently in the process of designing the architecture of our new Apache Mesos cloud setup. The goal is to unify our systems by moving different stacks onto the same architecture. The main ...
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Foreman VM provisioning without SSH and DHCP/DNS

I am trying to implement Foreman to allow us to manage and provision servers for the customers that we manage, I have installed Foreman in a central location and then installed a Foreman Smart Proxy ...
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Deploy a disk image on bare-metal

I try to understand Foreman and other deployment/provisioning systems, and how to use them best. Granted, installing the OS with some kind of prepared answers and scripts - Kickstart, AutoYAST etc. - ...
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Will Foreman run under multithreaded passenger?

Is it safe to run Foreman under the "thread" concurrency model in passenger, by setting PassengerConcurrencyModel=thread? It seems like this should be an easy answer to find, but for some reason I'm ...
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Puppet unable to send facts to Foreman - “tlsv1 alert unknown ca”

I recently updated Katello to 2.2 and Foreman now to 1.8.1, and it appears somewhere in the upgrade that Puppet now cannot contact Foreman: > [root@virt5 ~]# puppet agent --test info: > ...
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Can foreman handle nested subnets?

In Foreman 1.8 one can manage subnets through the web-interface at Infrastructure > Subnets. However, when I add a /24 (e.g. 10.10.0.0 with a subnetmask of 255.255.255.0), I cannot add anything less ...
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Satellite 6's puppet is unable to find the hiera data sources

Using Satellite 6 which comes with Foreman 1.6.0.53. By default, Puppetlabs' documentation states that hiera configuration should be in $config/hiera.yaml. # puppet config print confdir hiera_config ...
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Puppet node no picking up hiera parameter from global.yaml file

I am using Foreman, Puppet and Hiera to provide parameter data for my nodes. Each node has its own node.yaml file on the Puppet Master in /etc/puppet/hieradata. There is also a global.yaml file ...
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Foreman - Match has already been taken

Foreman Version 1.6.3 When I try to edit one of my hosts - change hostgroup - I get the following error: ActiveRecord::RecordInvalid Validation failed: Match has already been taken ...
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Using Foreman to install packages

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running Foreman and Puppet (as the master), and some other Ubuntu 14.04 machines which are Puppet nodes. I want to use Foreman to make sure the Puppet nodes have certain ...
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foreman-proxy failing to start on new install - ERROR — : Unable to access the SSL keys

rpm -qa|grep foreman foreman-1.7.2-1.el6.noarch foreman-installer-1.7.2-1.el6.noarch foreman-postgresql-1.7.2-1.el6.noarch foreman-cli-1.7.2-1.el6.noarch foreman-proxy-1.7.2-1.el6.noarch ...
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foreman-proxy, supersede server.next-server

My foreman-proxy 1.6 server has multiple interfaces connected to different subnets. Each interface is setup to dhcp+tftp. A normal machine can pxe and install os just fine. However I can't get foreman ...
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Integrating Foreman 1.7.1 with Chef12

I am trying to integrate a new Foreman 1.7.1 with a new Chef 12 server. I've installed them both and I wish to integrate it (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtR0mCeisbs will be my inspiration). I ...
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unattended update PCs via foreman

I have recently became responsible for about 50 workstations running Mint Linux 17. The PCs are used for very basic data entry and only require a working browser. Although i'm told the PCs basically ...
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Foreman can't import Puppet Environments

I'm running Foreman 1.7 with puppet 3.4.3. I've configured my environments using this: ...
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VMs with same name an IP

Does Foreman support managing several VMs with same name and IPs, but with different certname? for example: NAME IP CertName VMLinux001 10.0.0.2 VMLinux001@domain.com ...
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Generate foreman-installer-answers.yaml

Is there a way to generate a foreman-installer-answers.yaml file from a current setup? After initially installing Foreman I changed a couple of things in the web interface and also used ...
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How use global parameters in Forman?

I'm new in Foreman, and I want to use a parameter for all my hosts managed by puppet and I think to use the global parameters it's a good way. But I can't understand how use it. For exmple if I take ...
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Managing puppet modules with git

I have a puppet/foreman server running on Debian 7 for managing my systems. I use the community version 3.7 of puppet and foreman 1.6.0. I use directory environments. At the moment I use a rather ...
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How to install Foreman on Centos 6?

Attempt According to this documentation, Puppet should be installed before installing Foreman. Puppet sudo rpm -ivh ...
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How to get Run Puppet button working on Foreman?

First of all, I know there is already a very similar question here on serverfault, but it doesn't quite answers my problem. So, my setup is the following: I have one server, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Server provisioning without PXE

I have a lot of servers in different data centers which should be reinstalled from time to time. I am familiar with Puppet so I am able to configure the O/S after it boots up but I can't perform an ...
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Querying node information from Foreman is very slow and I'd like to optimize it

I'm trying to set up Rundeck to query Foreman for node information. For example, the curl query: curl -k -u rundeckuser:rundeckpassword "https://foreman/hosts?rundeck=true&format=yaml" takes ...
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After Foreman install, my Icinga interface is not working

I installed Foreman now my nagios (Icinga actually) is not working. The URL is /icinga/ but it just says: The page you were looking for doesn't exist. You may have mistyped the address or the page ...
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Foreman-Installer failed to install - puppet cert --generate FQDN returned 23 instead of one of [0] - Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install Foreman serveral times at my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. Foreman 1.5 and 1.6 always fail at the same time with following error : /usr/bin/puppet cert --generate ubuntutest.domain.com ...
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foreman assign mutiple hosts to a config group

On foreman 1.6.0 is it possible to easily assign multiple hosts to a config group (Under the Configure->Puppet->Config Groups menu)? I've had a pretty good look around the web interface and hammer ...
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Deploy a server in Foreman with provision type image trough the API

I'm trying to deploy a server using an image on VMware trough the V2 API. From the GUI it works without any problem but when I try to deploy with the API using image_id and provision_method=image it ...
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How to tell if plugin were added to a Foreman installation

I am planning a migration from an old Foreman install to a new version and a new server. I wish to know how can I find out if any plugins were added to the old installation and so that I can install ...
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Foreman errors out when provisioning using an ms-dhcp/dns smart proxy

Im running foreman, with smart-proxy on a win2k12 r2 box running ad/dhcp/dns. When i try to provision smart proxy dumps this to the logs: Changed the current scope context to 192.168.20.0 scope. ...
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The Foreman Provisioning Preseed default finish wget erroring

im new to foreman and puppet. I'm not sure what I changed but now my provisioning templates aren't running. Ubuntu installation fails with exit code 8 with the following screen: i found out that ...
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Foreman install on RHEL7 missing ruby(abi) dependency

I'm trying to use yum to install the foreman-installer package on a RHEL7 image. Ruby and rubygems are installed. Ruby is version 2.0.0p353. The yum install fails with several rubygem packages ...
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Foreman DNS Error ERF12-2357 [ProxyAPI::ProxyException]: Unable to set DNS entry

after setting up the foreman enviroment I'm getting the error: "Unable to save Create Reverse DNS record for mydomain.de task failed with the following error: ERF12-2357 [ProxyAPI::ProxyException]: ...
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Foreman install not working under vanilla install

I'm new to foreman and am having trouble gettin this working on a rhel (6.5) server. Here's the error I get when running "foreman-installer -v": [ INFO 2014-08-04 15:25:42 verbose] Running validation ...
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Foreman Parameters accents not allowed

I'm using foreman to manage my servers launching "Run puppet" from theforeman interface. My classes use some values defined as foreman "parameters" to work. Everything works fine, but not when a ...
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“Run Puppet” function in Foreman works inconsistently

First, a quick overview of our setup: We have a Foreman instance running properly, let's call it foreman. The Puppet master works well, let's call it puppetmaster. There are two hosts contactable ...
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puppet-master/foreman “undefined method `[]' for nil:NilClass on node” after update

After updating my puppet-master from 2.7 to 3.6.2 I get the following message when running puppet agent on a node: err: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: undefined ...
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Using foreman to provision a vm with static ip

I am trying to provision a vm with Centos6.5 on vmware with a static ip address using Foreman 1.5.1. However, the vm's keeps getting provisioned with a dhcp address. Im doing a network based install. ...
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Foreman environment import

I have foreman installed on an ubuntu 14.04 server. Now following problems: I have installed many puppetlab modules (puppetlabs/apt, puppetlabs/ntp, etc). After a click on "Import from..." I were ...
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Foreman installation on amazon ec2 instance

Hi there and thank you for reading, I am currently in the process of setting up a puppet service for our ec2 instances and decided to give foreman a try (node certificate management and automatic ...
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foreman-installer on wheezy fails

I'm trying to install foreman on a Debian Wheezy machine. When I follow the guide on theforeman.org, I get the following error from the installer: root@server:/tmp# foreman-installer ...
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Cannot run puppet agent on vanilla Foreman install

I've just installed Foreman 1.5 onto a CentOS 6.4 VM for evaluation. Following the installation instructions on the Foreman website, I got everything installed and working, up until I tried to run ...