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Controlling catalog pull by puppet agents

We have just started using Puppet on our QA environments. All along, I was under the impression that the agents pull the catalog from the master only when puppet is restarted on the agent nodes or ...
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Trouble using hiera in masterless setup and getting values set for classes

I am running a masterless puppet setup that applies the puppet changes in the following manner. puppet apply /tmp/puppet/manifests/site.pp --modulepath=/tmp/puppet/modules ...
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mcollective ping not working

I am facing the below error while setting up mcollective activemq setup on centos, could you please let me know what went wrong in the setup? mco ping The ping application failed to run, use -v for ...
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sudo apt-get update change config files for puppet?

I booted up 3 vm in linuxmint. 1 puppetmaster and 2 puppet. 2 days ago I could run "sudo puppet agent --test" in both of the client without a problem. Today I was installing meteor in one of my ...
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Can Puppet File Source be from a web service?

Is there a (simple) way to have puppet use a file available on the internet for the Source property of a File? eg: file { "/home/text.txt": source => [ "http://www.example.com/text.txt", ...
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Puppet: Can't manually generate cert and issue cert request over API

I've spent far too much time trying to figure this out now, and I could really need a pointer. The tl;dr is that I need to manually generate a certificate on one node, and then issue a certificate ...
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Chef over Puppet on Azure?

It seems like Microsoft is preferring Chef over Puppet? There seems to be more "buzz" around Chef and Azure than Puppet. https://docs.getchef.com/plugin_knife_azure.html ...
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Use puppet to change the IP address on the nodes

I have 3 CentOS nodes. Each of them has 2 IP addresses: 10.0.1.* (eth0) and 192.168.1.* (eth1). All of them have puppet installed and there is a master puppet server for managing configuration in ...
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puppetlabs-postgresql: how to set globals properly without duplicate definitions

puppetlabs-postgresql's documentation recommends setting values in postgresql::globals like so: class { 'postgresql::globals': encoding => 'UTF8', locale => 'en_NG', }-> class { ...
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puppet server hostname does not match certificate - can't authenticate.

I know this question has been asked before in many different variant. I read all the post related to the problem but I cannot get agent and master talking to each other. I boot up 2 vm via vmwork ...
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How add conf puppet on forman? [closed]

I have warring for allow_virtual when I launch puppet client. I must to put this in the site.pp of puppet Package { allow_virtual => false, } But It's not apply. How I can add this parameter ?
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glusterfs with puphpet on ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to find peers on two ubuntu 14 servers. I am using puphpet.com to make my puppet machines. I followed this tutorial: ...
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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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Cant use npm as provider with puppet

I am attempting to do the following in puppet: package { 'bower': ensure => present, provider => 'npm', require => Class['nodejs'], before => [ Exec['npm_install'], ...
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Puppet directory environments and the $environment variable

Like many (I hope), I am preparing for Puppet 4 by separating out my manifests into environments. I intend on having 3 separate environments: qa, staging, prod. In setting up the manifests initially, ...
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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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change puppetdb dump location instead of /var/log/puppetdb

I have seen a few hprof dumps of puppetdb indicating crashes. While I investigate that is there a way to configure that dump location to be somewhere else. While I do have space constraints on ...
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Creating a self-governing puppetmaster (puppetlabs)

I am working on my first puppetlabs puppet installation. I have a question concerning the overall setup. Is the puppetmaster able to govern it's own server as it governs its puppet agents? Is there ...
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Beaker with docker and ubuntu-upstart image doesn't start container

I am trying to get Beaker to integrate with an Upstart enabled dockerfile. This is my current nodeset: HOSTS: ubuntu-server: roles: - master platform: ubuntu-14.04-x64 ...
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Testing a docker instance with beaker

I have a suite of Beaker tests running against a docker host. I dont know the intricacies of how docker handles swap files, but it seems that it doesn't like it. The Puppet code looks like this: ...
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Making logrotate remove old logs after reducing 'rotate' value

I'm trying to reduce the number of log files kept for Apache by reducing 'rotate 52' in /etc/logrotate.d/apache2 to 'rotate 8'. With weekly rotation this should keep 2 months of logs instead of a full ...
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Remote server lost login information during puppet deploy

Let me discuss some background on how this situation came to be first. Skip the first paragraph if you're not interested in the details. I am in a committee in my study community that manages said ...
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How to execute find the directory of the currently executing file in puppet

I am currently executing a script using a hardcoded absolute path: define do-foo() { exec { "Set up foo": command => "/absolute/path/to/my/puppet/project/scripts/my-script args", } ...
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Installing suPHP with PHP5.5

I'm using PHP 5.5 on my CentOS server and installed using yum and the webtatic repository (package is php55w). I need to use suPHP on my server but I realize that the mod_suphp package available ...
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Puppet: Execute script relative to file [closed]

I'm totally new to Puppet, so I'm sorry if this question isn't even well-formed haha. I'm trying to use Boxen to set up my new Macbook Pro. I've found a script that will help me manipulate what is in ...
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Getting the error “Error 400 on SERVER: Invalid parameter” when defining a type for a yumrepo

I am trying to define a type to create yum repos. I want to be able to pull the data from common.yaml and have this define pull in that data and act upon it. I have not gotton that far and I am ...
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Puppet dashboard

I saw your comment on "Puppet Dashboard replaces site.pp". How did you link together normal /etc/puppet files with Dashboard? I can see all my nodes in Dashboard, but Dashboard classes have nothing ...
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puppetboard unable to reach PuppetDB

I've installed puppetboard onto a working puppet server that uses the puppedb successfully. I installed puppetboard via the pip method. However I am getting an error when I load the page for the ...
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puppet xdebug.ini not working

I install xdebug puppet Here is folder structure /myproject Vagrantfile puppet\ xdebug\ files\ xdebug.ini manifests\ init.pp This is ...
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Override resources in puppet classes

Let's assume i have a site.pp like this: class videoServer { file { '/root/testFile' : ensure => present } file { '/root/testFile2' : ensure => present } file { ...
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installing drupal drush thru vagrant puppet

this is part of puppet manifest class composer { file { '/tmp/composer.sh': source => 'puppet:///modules/composer/composer.sh', ensure => present, ...
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Access arrays/hashes in facter 2 facts

In facter 2 you can now have arrays/hashes as facts. For example: os => { "name"=>"CentOS", "family"=>"RedHat", "release"=>{ "major"=>"7", "minor"=>"0", ...
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Install of hiera-puppet-1.0.0-1.el6.noarch conflicts with file from package puppet-3.7.1-1.el6.noarch

Installing puppet and hiera sudo rpm -ivh http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6.4/products/x86_64/puppetlabs-release-6-11.noarch.rpm sudo yum update -y sudo yum -y install vim unzip rubygems puppet ...
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Is there a way to have puppet create a user's home folder (managehome) but not delete when ensure is 'absent'?

My first thought was doing something like this: define my_user( $name = $title, $ensure = present, $uid, $gid, $password, $groups, $comment, $shell ) { $managehome = $ensure ? { present ...
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Puppet template if defined syntax

I am having trouble finding a solution in Puppet documents. I am trying to define a variable in Puppet template. For example: If class graylog2 and apache are defined in node class section then the ...
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Having puppet use yum --installroot for certain nodes

I have a case where we are throwing together diskless node images that get thrown out to nodes via PXE and then mounted via a ramdisk. To build these previously we have just installed packages with ...
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OpenLDAP Invalid credentials on CentOS 7

Afternoon all I'm using Puppet to provision some OpenLDAP servers. The module I'm using is: datacentred-ldap, and the manifest I'm using looks like: ldap-class This process works fine on CentOS 6 ...
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Why does Puppet need two runs to update bash?

Im learning puppet, and Im trying to update bash (no prizes for guessing why). This is in my site.pp file { "/etc/apt/sources.list.d/shellshock.list": source => ...
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Puppet manifest versioning

How does puppet manifest versioning work? I can't find any documentation around this area. Most stuff I read so far says to check in to svn and do update on puppet master, but unless a puppet client ...
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Puppet's issue: Configure WAN interface, reload network in the process result in broken agent's run

A little background: I want to use puppet to fully configure RHEL6 servers freshly after they have been installed with kickstart, the kickstart itself is fully automatic and provide dhcp-enabled ...
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LiveCD with puppet razor

I have a couple of servers and want to provide live cd and O/S reinstalls using razor-server from a self-coded panel. Razor has very bad documentation and i saw only some bits of info regarding O/S ...
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Issues installing Grunt in Vagrant environment

I am attempting to install node.js, npm and Grunt.js in an Ubuntu Trusty 64bit Vagrant environment and running into some issues. Here is my puppet manifest: init.pp -- class grunt::install { ...
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puppet stage syntax error

I have a shell script to install nodejs module packages which should be execute after all packages are installed. I defined a stage 'last' after the Stage[main] here is my code stage { 'last': } ...
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failed to copy a shell script from host to a vagrant box

Host is Windows 8 I prepared a shell script which execute secure_mysql_installation This is the folders structure c:\myproject\ Vagranfile puppet\ files\ ...
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What is required to transition a puppet installation to use directory environments?

I am currently running a small puppetmaster + client configuration that is not utilizing Puppet's directory environment feature. My puppet version is 3.6. I have tried the following: On the ...
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Puppet agent on Windows - Warning messages in Windows Application Logs

I have puppet master 3.6.2 on Linux and puppet agent 3.6.2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 On the Windows servers in Windows Application Logs I have Warning messages: Log Name: Application Source: ...
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Ensuring that a list of all puppet nodes with certain facts is current

I am using puppet to manage about a dozen nodes. One of the servers has a monitoring tool that requires a list of all the nodes and some basic specs. I want to utilize puppet to ensure that the list ...
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How can I get Puppet generated configuration to include internal hostnames of other ec2 instances in my CloudFormation stack?

I have a stack generated by AWS CloudFormation that includes an EC2 instance (running Ubuntu 14.04) and an RDS (database) instance. They are both inside a VPC, which includes a puppet master (not as ...