Puppet is a configuration management tool (Unix & Windows) with its own Domain Specific Language (Puppet or Ruby DSL). Puppetmaster is the central server for this tool.

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Puppet client not connection to master - SSL connect Error

I installed the puppet master and agent on the same machine. When the client is started, I got the following error message. puppet agent --server=agent.com --no-daemonize --debug err: Could not ...
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Puppet: Only allow changes during certain hours?

Is it possible to setup puppet in a way that changes in manifests only will be applied during certain hours, so that any eventual downtime on our server will occur when we decide it to? Thanks
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Pros and Cons of a Decentralized Puppet Architecture

We have around 300 RHEL servers that are currently connecting to a Puppetmaster server. However, we have noticed some performance bottlenecks and it is the point of failure in our system. I am ...
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Puppet yum repo - Pull down 2.7.x vs 3.0.x

So a few weeks ago I started on the path to using puppet to automate all the configs/services. At the time I was using the EPEL repo, which installed version 2.6.x. After some reading I was trying to ...
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Puppet claims to be unable to resolve domains even if domain properly resolves

I have a fairly simple puppet setup, one master and one node, both running Debian Squeeze 6.0.4. I have DNS entries for the two machines, client and master respectively. Both client and master's DNS ...
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Puppet agent certificate verify failure

I have a Puppet Master/Agent set up, and have successfully signed the certificate for the agent on the master. However, when I run puppet agent --test I get a failure that looks like this: Warning: ...
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Differences between local 'puppet apply' and 'puppet agent' to a puppetmaster

We're in the process of migrating away from a monolithic puppet repository that contains all of the config. This one repo contains things that really shouldn't be on every node ever, so a ...
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Puppet's automatically generated certificates failing

I am running a default configuration of Puppet on Debian Squeeze 6.0.4. The server's FQDN is master.example.com. The client's FQDN is client.example.com. I am able to contact the puppet master and ...
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puppet cert mismatch in ec2

I'm setting up a puppetmaster (2.7.6) in ec2 via gems (on rhel6) and I'm running into problems with the cert names and getting the master able to talk to itself. my puppet.conf looks like this: ...
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multiple puppet masters

I would like to set up an additional puppet master but have the CA server handled by only 1 puppet master. I have set this up as per the documentation here: ...
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How to exclude Puppet modules for a few nodes?

I have 80 nodes, 78 need to have a specific module, except for 2. [root@puppetmaster puppet]# cat hiera.yaml :backends: - yaml :hierarchy: - environment/%{::environment}/%{::hostname} - ...
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puppet master slave setup

I just want to throw this question out there. I have 2 geographical locations, A and B. There is an OOB network that connects A and B together, that is management devices in location A can ping ...
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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 ...