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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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1answer
418 views

Vagrant-aws not provisioning

I'm trying to spin up and provision an EC2 instance with Vagrant, it successfully creates the instance up and I can then use vagrant ssh to SSH into the it but Puppet doesn't seem to carry out any ...
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Elegant way of categorizing puppet nodes in EC2 in Ubuntu Precise?

I'm trying to find a simple and elegant way of having puppet identify what kind of node it's working with in EC2. For simplicity, let's say I have 3 node types: web, api and db. Now, the very ...
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Could not call sign: Could not find certificate request for puppet

I'm getting started with puppet on ec2 using the following guide. https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/puppet.html In the very last step when I try to sign the puppet client from the puppet ...
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Package(Java.ActiveMQ etc..) Manual Installation Issues

I am trying to install Java or ActiveMQ manually into my agent server from master, Installation is working fine for me, but the issues which I am facing is whenever I run puppet agent -t in my agent ...
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How to change the computer name on a server configured by Puppet

I am new to Puppet and I'm trying to get Puppet to configure my EC2 instances after they're started from a Cloud Formation Template in AWS. The problem is that all the nodes that get started from the ...
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Amazon EC2 EBS volume scheduled backup/snapshots using puppet / similar tools

I am not a Linux admin, although I wish I was, and I have seen these questions Amazon EC2 Backup Strategy Amazon EC2 + EBS:: Regular backup plan? Simple Backup Strategy for Amazon EC2 instances / ...
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467 views

deploying Python code with Puppet

I'm trying to implement a deployment system for my web application, based on Puppet. The application consists of several services (a couple of web servers: Django- and Tornado-based and a worker ...
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puppet cert mismatch in ec2

I'm setting up a puppetmaster (2.7.6) in ec2 via gems (on rhel6) and I'm running into problems with the cert names and getting the master able to talk to itself. my puppet.conf looks like this: ...
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331 views

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 ...
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cloudformation bootstrap with puppet and ubuntu server

I've looked over the Puppet Master Cloudformation Template and understand it is using CloudInit baked into the Amazon Linux AMI. However, I'd like to use an existing Ubuntu 11.10 server image and ...
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3answers
285 views

Tools to use for ec2 instance management [closed]

I am looking over couple of tools for managing the ec2 instances: Requirement: 1) I should be able to spin-off a new instance and the new instance get all the configurations required. 2) I ...
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Puppet nodes cant' find master, ec2 public versus internal ip addresses and hosts files

If I setup my hosts files such that they reference all other ec2 nodes using the internal ip addresses, will this work or do I have to use the external ip addresses? Do I need to specify anything in ...
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Puppet is used for configuration management, what about software updates etc?

I understand how puppet helps setup servers etc., but would you use puppet for something like: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade I get the feeling the answer is no, if that is the case, ...
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223 views

Should a puppet server be local to the network or available to all networks?

We have several servers that I'd like to start managing with Puppet. We have: Linux servers in our California office that I access over a VPN Linux servers in an Oklahoma data center that I access ...
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How can I pre-sign puppet certificates?

Puppet requires certificates between the client (puppet) being managed and the server (puppetmaster). You can run manually on the client and then go onto the server to sign the certificate, but how do ...