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Using Puppet to manage shell commands

For example lets attempt to let Puppet install the opengeo-suite. To do something like wget -qO- http://apt.opengeo.org/gpg.key | apt-key add - echo "deb http://apt.opengeo.org/suite/v3/ubuntu lucid ...
3
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1answer
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deploy LAMP config to new boxes with low/no effort

I'm spending a lot of time setting up new Centos 6 instances. I use a VCS (Subversion) for most of the config files and all of the webapp source files (Github), but even with excellent package ...
0
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1answer
101 views

Juju/Puppet service's configuration files

I wrote my own service and I'd like to deploy it via Juju/Puppet scripts. Main goal is to automate whole process of deploying it and I've found out Juju/Puppet should be the best. Do I have to ...
8
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6answers
4k views

Application deployment with Puppet

I'm new to Puppet and while I've been using *nix systems for many years, I've never worked as a sysadmin or in ops. I'm currently writing Puppet manifests for hosting a set of (PHP/MySQL/MongoDB, ...
0
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3answers
962 views

How can I fix puppet refusing to start and asking for “master.pp”?

I'm using the very latest version of puppet and have been following the Apress "Pro Puppet" guide step by step. I have installed puppet sudo aptitude install ruby libshadow-ruby1.8 sudo aptitude ...
0
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2answers
598 views

Use Puppet to deploy files to all user's home directory

I want to deploy a simple text file (a git commit message template) to each user's home directory using Puppet. I came across this post which seems very close, but the part I'm not clear on is how do ...
2
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2answers
781 views

use local file as puppet template

I'm developer of a java software and try to find a smart way to get my app distributed and configured in our datacenter. For that, I build an rpm package and we have set up a satellite. Target OS is ...
2
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3answers
1k views

emulate fabric/capistrano with puppet or chef

i have a few remote environments where i can only connect from outside but not from inside to outside. for my deployments/configuration needs i used fabric and capistrano that works fine but I have ...
3
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5answers
812 views

Ubuntu Deployment Toolkit

We have been successfully and happily using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit to perform our Windows desktop installations. We also have an every-growing set of Ubuntu desktops that we would like to ...
0
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2answers
680 views

Deploying Java Web Applications on Distributed Servers

I'm having to deploy my application to three servers and soon to be four. This is becoming a pain and I'm looking to automate it. I was going to script this, but this is such a common problem and ...
2
votes
1answer
997 views

Puppet or Chef to configure webapplication

I'm looking for a deployment tool for java based webapps deployment to QA/preprod enviroments. Application is typical webapp, compiled to war/ear with .properties file. During deployment ...
8
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3answers
3k views

Deploy our own software using Puppet?

(Apologies in advance for the stupidity in this question. I'm normally a programmer, not a sysadmin, but I've taken it upon myself to automate some things, and clean up some other things which are ...
8
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4answers
5k views

How to set up Cobbler with Puppet or Cfengine?

I've heard a lot about using Cobbler together with Puppet/Cfengine for rapid deployment & configuration. Can you point me to some tutorials or share you experience of how you do it? Would also ...
4
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2answers
641 views

puppetrun not reporting client errors

puppetrun doesn't report errors my puppetclients encounter. for instance, if I put jibberish into site.pp and run puppetd --test on the clients I get an error. if I run puppetrun on the puppetmaster ...
3
votes
1answer
919 views

puppet node update at will

What is the preferred method (or any for that matter) to tell puppet nodes to update when I make a change to site.pp for instance and need it deployed right away? I have thought of pssh-ing to the ...