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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...