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Puppet removes packages while installing “lsscsi”

We wanted to install the "lsscsi" package on all our Linux Servers and build a manifest for it: # pack_lsscsi.pp class common::pack_lsscsi { case $operatingsystem { RedHat, ...
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Puppet Error: undefined method 'captures'

I posted this question on the networkengineering SE site, but it was determined to be off topic.... blah. I'm toying with the idea of using puppet for core network device configuration to increase ...
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how to open port 80 on box managed with Puppet

I have a puppet master virtual machine that manages almost 20 nodes. I have Nagios installed on one of these nodes and in order for the Nagios GUI to work I would need to stop the iptables on that ...
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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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A testing framework for Linux server configuration management

We are a medium sized shop that uses Puppet for Linux configuration management. Since we are a small shop, it's difficult to deploy and maintain DTAP environment. We normally perform manual testing ...
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Puppet Split function fails

Problem Puppet split function fails since Puppet has been upgraded puppet to version 3.5.1, while this worked until 3.4.3 Code 1 $ports_regex = "80\\|443" 2 3 $ports_string = ...
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How do I obtain the ssh public key from my VSphere ESXi 5.1 host hypervisor residing in vcenter with puppet-enterprise cloudprovisioner

I am using the learn puppet 3.1 vm and trying to connect to a host hypervisor. I followed the instructions to create a .fog file under root which includes a yaml hash, and I read that the yaml hash ...
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Puppet variables best practice, generalise or specialise?

I'm trying to figure out which things should be in git within the puppet manifest and which should be in env vars like FACTER_my_var and use that in the manifest instead. Scenario: you are deploying ...
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Puppet/Hiera: Error 400 on SERVER: undefined method `empty_answer' for Hiera::Backend:Module

I had a puppet master running for quite some time. After a restart of the process recently, I started getting: # puppet agent -t info: Retrieving plugin info: Loading facts in ...
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Puppet Error - Must pass puppet_server to Class[Puppet::Agent]

I am receiving the following error using a puppet module on my Puppet master to manage both master (Apache / Passenger) and agent [ashinn@puppet1 ~]$ sudo puppet agent --test Info: Retrieving plugin ...
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Puppet gives SSL error because master is not running?

I started with two clean machines this time. My master is running 12.04 Version: 2.7.11-1ubuntu2 Depends: ruby1.8, puppetmaster-common (= 2.7.11-1ubuntu2) My client is 10.04 Version: ...
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Puppet apache vhost automatic deployment

Hi there puppeters :), I hope you can help me with a situation. Namely, I will use puppet to deploy many (I mean really many) nodes with Apache installed. The problem I have is that for now the only ...
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Clean up old Domain Name for Nodes in Puppet Dashboard

I changed the domain name for some servers, i.e. web1.foo.com to web1.baz.com. In my Puppet Dashboard, I see two entries now for the same server. I can destroy a node with something like rake ...
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Trying to auto-register a Nagios NSCA client

I am setting up Nagios monitoring using NSCA to report in from monitored hosts and all monitoring is using passive checks. Currently the monitored hosts each have a configuration file in the nagios ...
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PuppetDB: unable to get local issuer certificate

I'm attempting to use puppetdb on but I'm running into some issues. I have a node called puppet. It is the master as well as where I've installed puppetdb. It's also a node that puppet manages. ...
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Is it possible to execute «unless» clause as a specific user?

Background: I am upgrading our lxc puppet module to support the emerging unprivileged LXC technology. The code that creates the container is executed unless the following test if the container ...
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Can not access www with puppetlabs apache module

The vhosts are managed with the puppetlabs-apache module and I can not access the website with www but I can without it. When i use www I get a blank page and there are no errors an any logs and non ...
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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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Puppet Agent fails to run install.bash

I am having my CentOS 6.5 installed with Puppet Entrprise 3.3. The dashboard is running fine. Now I want to add a puppet agent on another CentOS 6.5 box. Since both are same OS type, Following the ...
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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 Enterprise 3.3 on RHEL 7 - Error: Could not find terminus console for indirection node

With a fresh install (monolithic) of PE (Puppet Enterprise) 3.3 on RHEL (Redhat Enterprise Linux) 7 I'm currently getting the following error: ... Info: Loading facts in ...
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Puppet Enterprise and parser=future error. Uninitialized constant Puppet::Pops

When trying to set parser=future on PE I get this error Could not autoload puppet/indirector/node/console: uninitialized constant Puppet::Pops This works using open source puppet 3.6 but not with ...
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need help writing puppet module for sssd.conf using Hiera

I need to build a module to manage /etc/sssd/sssd.conf on our Red Hat VMs. The sssd modules published on the forge don't seem to do what I want, nor do I feel like forking any of them. I want to keep ...
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Renaming an OpenVPN server - how to keep from losing all clients?

I have been instructed to change the domain name on a bank of servers. One of these is for OpenVPN and I'm wondering how best to do this without cutting off all the clients. Each client is also ...
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Puppet Apply on Windows more than 28 times slower since version 3.3

Problem Puppet on Windows has been upgraded from 2.7.22 to 3.5.1 on Windows7. When puppet apply was executed it looked like puppet was stuck. A retry demonstrated the same behavior and the run ...
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Identical Vagrant VM's install pip packages differently?

I have a vagrant VM being provisioned via Puppet. I'm testing this on two different Ubuntus, 12.04 and 13.10, both using the "standard" precise32 box. The application I'm testing is a Django ...
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Puppetlabs Apache module: Debian PHP-FPM FastCGI APC

I'm currently setting up a new web server on Debian Wheezy and use the following modules from the forge: http://forge.puppetlabs.com/puppetlabs/apache http://forge.puppetlabs.com/example42/php The ...
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Puppet agent runs as a daemon but manifests are only applied when puppet agent is run manually?

I have puppet agent daemonized # service puppet status * agent is running And can confirm that it is retrieving the configurations from the master # cat ...
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Puppet on windows is extremely slow

Windows 7, installed puppet via chocolatey. Running "Start Command Prompt with Puppet", and then creating an EMPTY file "tennessee.pp", and then invoking within the prompt puppet apply -v --debug ...
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Puppet: How to generate a dynamic dependency chain

First I get an array like this: $myarray = [ {name => resource_1, type => define_type1}, {name => resource_2, type => define_type2, require => resource_1}, {name => resource_3, ...
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How to find and modify a puppet resource transaction?

I recently applied a puppet transaction: puppet resource cron puppet-apply ensure=present user=root minute=30 command='/usr/bin/puppet apply $(puppet --configprint manifest) To undo it, I simply ...
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What is the syntax to bring up the man page for a puppet subcommand in 2.6?

I tried $ puppet help master but got an error. Apparently this syntax only works in version 3.2
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Using wildcards for Puppet Packages?

Is there way I can do this ? package { 'firmware': ensure => $version-*, } instead of specifying the entire version, package { 'firmware': ensure => $version-r20130530 }
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“Puppet device” not working with catalyst 2950

I have setup the puppet and made suitable tweaking for puppet device management to work. I have device config set for my switch catalyst 2950. Certificate request and signing works good and when it ...
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Puppet agent (v3.0.1) hangs connecting to master (v3.1.1) in VM behind firewall (with NAT based access)

I am using puppet agent v3.0.1 (On FreeBSD), trying to connect to a puppet master v3.1.1 (On Ubuntu) and the puppet agent hangs with the following debug output: puppet agent --debug --no-daemonize ...
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Puppet + HAProxy Configuration

I am trying to get HAProxy running. I have the puppet master setup serving configurations to two agents. One is the HAproxy server and the other is a simple web server (certname=webserver2). HAproxy ...
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Configuration Management of a set of windows App servers

We have several sets of app servers in a clients network running different code. Each set has Dev, UAT and Prod and we are developing outside the network. At the moment I'm manually pushing the ...
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puppetrun when the client certname != FQDN

I have a puppet client 'my-client' where the certificate name is 'my-clients-certname' instead of the being the same as the hostname. The puppet client and puppetmaster server have been working fine ...
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How to test that an exported resource in puppet exists after collecting?

I want to create a nagios_hostgroup if some hosts exists. For creating hosts in nagios I am using exported resources which I collect on the monitoring server. How can I test that a exported ...
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Hashes with Puppet and templates

I did this: $worker_name = { "app-fr" => { host => [ "app01/10.2.0.1/8009", "app02/10.2.0.2/8009" ] }, "app-uk" => { host => [ "app09/10.2.0.5/8009", ...
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puppet dashboard upgrade is failing

following this page: Not able to get the latest puppet dashboard installed.... http://docs.puppetlabs.com/dashboard/manual/1.2/upgrading.html#upgrading-code Commands typing: git init rm .gitignore ...
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Centralized package management of Ubuntu servers with QA

I currently manually maintain 3 Ubuntu servers, but now we're taking on another project that will have something like 25. So I'm looking into how to maintain that many servers without making ...
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Foreman Error: /File[/var/lib/puppet/facts.d]: Failed to generate additional resources using 'eval_generate'

i've searched a lot but it seems no one ran into this "Problems" till now. I made a Blank foreman installation on a Debian Wheezy System, added a VMWare ESX Testserver and provision a Debian Wheezy ...
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Puppet Error: Could not request certificate: Error 403 on SERVER: Forbidden request:

When trying to puppet a client on a new puppet installation using HTTPD and Passenger, I get the following error: [root@puppet-client ~]# puppet agent --test Info: Caching certificate for ...
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Puppet - apt::unattended_updates

Im trying to configure the apt::unattended_updates class which comes as part of the puppet labs/apt module. It states in the notes that - You can configure the class to automatically upgrade all new ...
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Zenworks Linux Puppet Policies: how to use external modules?

Novell Zenworks Configuration Management is relying on Puppet for Linux endpoint policy enforcement. The setup has no Puppet master in place, instead ZCM device management is used for targeting and ...
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Is it possible to declare Exported Resources as an Attribute instead of a Type in Puppet?

Avoid to add a host manually as an attribute class::define { 'title': attribute3 => [ 'stone', 'wood' ], hosts => [ 'host1.domain', 'host2.domain' ] } ...
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mongodb authentication not working in puppet

I used the same connectionstring in the terminal and it's working ok. But from Ruby I get error output when vagrant provision runs mongo admin -u 'vaga' -p 'vaga' --authenticationDatabase admin ...
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Sensu/Uchiwa - No 'checks' listed

I've configured Sensu and Uchiwa using Puppet. I have clients reporting in, and raising events when checks fail. I have checks in my server's /etc/sensu/conf.d/checks/ folder, created by Puppet, for ...
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How to use puppet repository modules (example :Archive) in manifest file

I am trying to install eclipse in vagrant managed virtual machine using Puppet provisioning. I am copying part my eclipse_download.pp file where puppet is throwing an error **Invalid resource type ...