PuppetDB is the next-generation performance-centric version of Puppet Stored Configs. PuppetDB manages storage and retrieval of all platform-generated data.

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How do I downgrade puppetdbquery?

I'm getting an error on puppet runs which use puppetdb queries: Info: Retrieving pluginfacts Info: Retrieving plugin Info: Loading facts Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error ...
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Difference in time stamps via puppetdb query and mysql query

I store reports from nodes in puppetdb. I want to check time when reports received from specific node via the following query: curl -sk http://pdb:8080/v3/reports --data-urlencode 'query=["=", "...
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Generating basic Nagios configuration with Puppet in the wrong side

I have a little problem when I try to integrate Puppet with Nagios. This is my configuration (I know, it's so simple but it's my first try) /etc/puppet/modules/nagios/manifests/init.pp class nagios:...
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Puppet storeconfigs confusion

I'm fighting with Puppet storeconfigs of many hours and finally I found one thing which confusing me. I would like to set up storeconfigs, but when I set storeconfigs and storeconfigs_backend values ...
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Puppet: Is it possible to supply additional information when realizing an exported resource?

Suppose I want hostB to have a distinct file for each puppet node, but with owner that is only known to the hostB. Theoretically it can be done, if we allow hostB to write a custom fact (...
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Could not find terminus puppetdb for indirection facts

I'm attempting to install PuppetDB but I'm running into an issue when executing puppet -t. I'm getting: Error: Cached facts for puppet.asc.ohio-state.edu failed: Could not find terminus puppetdb for ...
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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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Duplicate declaration: Exec[] is already declared in defined type

Please help me with solution to a problem I was facing , I am trying to install adobe CQ5(author/publish modes) using puppet script. I have defined instance.pp as defined type and passing ( author,...
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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 theforeman/...
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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. https:/...
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change puppetdb dump location instead of /var/log/puppetdb

I have seen a few hprof dumps of puppetdb indicating crashes. While I investigate that is there a way to configure that dump location to be somewhere else. While I do have space constraints on /var/...
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PuppetDB: Connection refused

I'm trying to get PuppetDB to run on my puppetmaster machine. The problem is that I always get the following message when doing an agent run: err: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error ...
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Puppet reporting without master

I am planning a Puppet infrastructure for about 100-200 servers. This is the design so far: Stash (git) for storing puppet config (not planning on using a master). Hiera to query either yaml, json, ...
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New puppet master VM counted towards licenses used, old puppet master node made agent no longer responsive

*Using VSphere Client 5.1 Ubuntu precise VM's with Puppet Enterprise 3.3.1 and PostgreSQL 9.3.1 I am utilizing the same postgresql database to manage a new puppet master and I know that the licenses ...
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Configuring puppetdb module in Puppet using Hiera

I'm trying to install the PuppetDB Module. Part of this bundles a module for installing some requisite Postgres instances which I am using as well. We primary use heira to configure roles and set ...
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What are storeconfigs in Puppet and what is their purpose?

As far as I understand it, storeconfigs are about storing the client data in the MySQL database. I assume this is the data that is also stored in the .yaml-files in /var/lib/puppet/yaml/node/, that ...
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Could Puppet-reports be removed once these have been processed by Puppet-dashboard or PuppetDB?

Puppet-reports are using a lot of diskspace in: /var/lib/puppet/reports /var/lib/mysql The assumption is that it stores all reports in the MySQL database, because both paths are about the same size....
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Puppet not applying config but returns without error

Using Puppet 3.2.1 attempting server / client setup, running both on same host. I'm also using puppet-dashboard and puppetdb. My manifest/init.pp: node 'my.fqdn' { file { '/tmp/test': ensure =...
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Puppet inventory service using puppetdb

I have 3 servers set up. A puppet master using passenger (puppet-server1), dashboard using passenger (puppet-server2) and puppetdb (puppet-server3). I cannot get the inventory service working in the ...
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SSL issues with puppetdb

I'm setting up Puppetdb with SSL and having issues with certificates. I'm using Nginx as an SSL proxy for Puppet, so my CA is managed by a mongrel server on this Nginx proxy machine. If I generate a ...
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Arbitrary software configuration management with Puppet?

I am evaluating Puppet as a potential replacement for an in-house software configuration and distribution system. I am looking for advice on whether Puppet can satisfy certain requirements for ...
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PuppetDB: Failed to submit 'replace facts' command

I recently revoked/cleaned a Puppet agent cert, and this seems to have negative effects in PuppetDB. I see a bug has been filed here with some instructions on fixing the issue. A user had a similar ...
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Manage ssh_known_hosts with puppet

I'm new to Puppet (open source version) and have a relatively straightforward question. When I bring up a new host, I'd like the puppetmaster to add the new host's public rsa key to /etc/ssh/...