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setting up suPHP with puppetlabs/apache on centos 6.5

I am trying to set up suPHP on a centos 6.5 box with the puppetlabs/apache module. Apache Configuration file { "/var/www/vhosts": ensure => "directory", owner => "root", ...
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Creating a CA signing chain when there wasn't one before

Here is the problem... 3 years ago we created a multi-datacenter setup, with as little cross-DC resource dependencies as we could make. Different AD sites. Different puppetmasters. Different syslog ...
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Using yum-builddep instead of yum install in Puppet

Is there a simple way to change the default behaviour of yum when installing packages to for instance instead of doing a yum install instead use yum-builddep to install only the dependencies of a ...
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Puppet Augeas with /etc/hosts

I'm fairly new to Augeas, but I've been told it is the tool for modifying config with puppet. I'm trying to create a simple class that adds a line to /etc/hosts if it doesn't already exist. ...
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How can I use a rubygem in a puppet provider on debian stable?

I'm trying to use a puppet provider which requires a ruby gem. It's being run on Debian stable (wheezy), but I get the following error: err: Could not run Puppet configuration client: no such file ...
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Puppet (machine) State

I'm trying to wrap my head around Puppet, to be able to tweak our automatic build/deployment process. The one thing that I'm missing at the moment is a concept of a "state" the machine can be in: if ...
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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 to instantiate multiple instances of the same resource using Hiera

Using Hiera, is it possible to instantiate two classes with different properties? I know I can do add to my node declaration: user{'francois': uid => 1000, # ... } user{'julien': uid => ...
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Using Puppet to sync two directories

I have a bunch of servers that have two directories on them that need to be in sync. For instance, on the same server i might have /var/path/to/dir1 and /var/path/to/dir2 which could have files and ...
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Puppet not recognising packages (which exist in yum) in Centos

I am trying to install a package in Centos using puppet. The package can be installed using yum install (sudo yum install bash-completion), but puppet says it doen't exist! (I have had this problem ...
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Why would Puppet revoke a client's certificate?

We started getting an error from one of the Puppet-agents: Could not send report: SSL_connect returned=1 errno=0 state=SSLv3 read finished A: sslv3 alert certificate revoked Indeed, according to ...
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Halt the puppet master while Exec is running a script

I am fairly new to puppet and thinking if there is a way to apply a resource only after the command initiated by Exec completes it's job. My requirement is that I should schedule a backup job only ...
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How to solve No request sent, we did not discover any nodes while trying to run Puppet using MCollective?

MCollective [vagrant@localhost ~]$ mco ping localhost.localdomain time=117.12 ms ---- ping statistics ---- 1 replies max: 117.12 min: 117.12 avg: 117.12 [vagrant@localhost ~]$ ...
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Deploying distributed apps with Puppet - advice?

I'm looking into migrating our deployment process over to using Puppet. I'm starting by deploying the third-party apps we use for the system, which include Solr Cloud orchestrated by a Zookeeper ...
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Missing Puppet.conf

I'm configuring a puppet master server for the first time. I've completed the Pre-install Tasks I'm now working on the post-install tasks The Puppet documentation indicates that before starting ...
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How to subscribe to package coming from array of Hiera?

I've got the following in my hiera definitions: # common.json { "classes": [ "sysbase", ], "sysbase::packages": [ "less", "build-essential", "bash" ] } # dev.local.json { ...
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how to check physical disk in puppet

I have below linux script cre_disk=$(ls /dev/sd[b-z]) for disk in $cre_isk do pvcreate $i done My understanding from the above code is, it is checking the sdb,sdc..sdz disk file. if it exist, then ...
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Puppet and windowsfeature - Boolean Error

I'm new to Puppet Enterprise, but trying to learn how to deploy custom class files to Windows servers. I am attempting to use the opentable/windowsfeature module, but I'm getting an error when my ...
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How to kick off puppet jobs via http api

Good day, I'm trying to figure out how I would go about telling Puppet (master?) to spin up a new VM and provision it with the specified settings. Basically, I have a form that a user fills out and ...
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Puppet: Unable to add physical volume

I want to create a physical volume in Puppet. Below is my code class lvm::crelvm { physical_volume { '/dev/sdb2': ensure => present } volume_group { 'vg_cas': ensure => present, ...
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multiple array in def

I have two file class hadoopfile::file { $diskname = [aaa,bbb,ccc,ddd,eee,'] $filename = [02,03,04,05,06] hadoopfile::diskcreate_def { '$diskname:','$filename:' } #hadoopfile::diskcreate_def { ...
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How to seperate the CA server from Master (basic setup)?

I followed Centralize the Certificate Authority guide to seperate my ca from the master however I'm running into trouble. My Setup Hosts file I have the following in the /etc/hosts file on all ...
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CentOS 6.6 Apache 2.2.15 Invalid Command SSLCARevocationCheck

I found this which seemed to be related. But unfortunately I have the Include and the ssl.conf file. I have also verified the the revocation file exists and the path is correct. I have also set my SE ...
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future parser error in puppet

I have below code class dummy::eachtest{ $filename = [1,2,3] each($filename) |$value| { file {'/etc/dummy/manifests/${value}': ensure => 'directory', } } I got below error when I compile ...
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assign variable in puppet

I am newbie to puppet, I have code like below in unix log_exts=$(vgdisplay /dev/cassandra|grep Free|awk '{print $5}') if lvcreate -n lv_cas -l ${log_exts} /dev/cassandra then mkfs -v -t ext4 ...
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Puppet: Test that a virtual Resource is exists or is defined?

Previously on ServerFault, it was shown how to test if a Resource was defined: Puppet: Test that a Resource is defined? if defined(File["/tmp/foo"]) { alert("/tmp/foo is defined") } else { ...
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Error: Duplicate declaration virtual defines user & group equal name

I need create a user with the name user1 & group user1. I defined a virtual resource to create it. Inside a class1 I create the user: include '::class1::virtual_accounts' ...
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Failing to install puppet

Let's say I have 2 fresh Ubuntu 14.04 VMs. I wish to make one a puppet master and the other a puppet client. I following the official puppet install guide, which is very simple (linked down the ...
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Continuous Delivery WinForm + WebApp

At my company we've developed an application that has two parts: one is build in WinForms and one is build in ASP.NET MVC. The Windows application is a drawing application with alot of logic, so it ...
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How can I use Puppet to Enforce Local Group Membership?

Cross posting this from Ask@PuppetLabs. (There simply isn't enough traffic there.) I've seen a number of examples for adding users to %wheel with Augeas. These are all variations of the same thing; ...
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How do I create node groups in puppet

I am in the process of setting up Puppet in our QA environment. I have created a few manifests and setup classes which are running fine. I am aware of Node definitions and have successfully created ...
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Address already in use

I'm setting up puppetmaster using linux mint Below is the error. After much google I can't find any answer. sudo puppet master --verbose --no-daemonize Warning: Setting templatedir is deprecated. ...
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Confuse in enabling package repository

I am having trouble installing puppetdb so I am back tracking my steps and try to find out my error. So I am to enable puppet package repositories before I install puppetdb shown in this guide. ...
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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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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 ...