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Puppet, Windows, and UAC

Is it possible to use Puppet on Windows where UAC is enabled? Does Puppet have any method for automatically saying yes to UAC prompts for a software install? My module does the following workflow: ...
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I am trying to install vlc to my lab of 150 window computers using puppet. I am following this guide and have set up my manifest as: node 'node.domain.tld' { package { "VLC media player 2.1.3": ...
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How can I prevent the puppet agent service from starting on install?

I'm installing the puppet 2.7.18 agent unattended via the msi as part of an automated windows install. I need to make sure that the first puppet run that happens is on the first 'clean' boot of the ...
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Using Chocolatey as a Package provider for Puppet

I am attempting to use Chocolatey ( http://chocolatey.org ) as a package provider for Puppet, but I continually get this error when running the Puppet agent on my Win 7 box. info: Caching catalog ...
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Using variables across multiple puppet windows batch scripts

In my puppet script, I have 2 calls to exec that execute different batch files exec { command => 'file1.bat' } exec { command => 'file2.bat' } If file1.bat sets an environment variable ...
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Puppet upgrade msi on windows

I'm running puppet on windows and I want to upgrade a package (java) I installed using an msi. I installed the package using package { 'java': ensure => installed, provider => 'msi', ...
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I am testing a puppet init.pp file (on windows) that looks something like: class myclass { package { 'java': ensure => installed, provider => 'msi', source => ...
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Puppet configuration file on Windows

I'm running puppet on windows as an admin (testing on windows 7, even though it is not officially supported). When I install puppet following the windows installation instructions, no puppet.conf file ...
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Tools to automate windows server administration? Puppet?

We'd like to reduce the amount of time required to administer our Windows servers. Pretty much every server our team has responsibility for runs some variant of Windows but for historical reasons ...
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Automatic deployment and configuration for Windows servers

I'm an experienced UNIX and Linux sysadmin who is about to start working for a mixed UNIX/Windows shop. I've been deploying servers automatically using tools like Puppet, Chef, FAI, etc. I haven't ...