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Puppet 2.7: Can I set up a puppet:// fileserver with Apache on a non-puppetmaster?

I don't have direct access to our puppetmasters, but I can make changes to modules and classes that relate to my work. I would like to set up a puppet:// fileserver that does not reside on the ...
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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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What is required to transition a puppet installation to use directory environments?

I am currently running a small puppetmaster + client configuration that is not utilizing Puppet's directory environment feature. My puppet version is 3.6. I have tried the following: On the ...
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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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puppet 3.2.4: stack level too deep

I am working on a refactoring project for a large repository of custom puppet modules. This includes an upgrade from puppet 2.x to 3.2.4. When I finally hit critical mass and started testing some of ...
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Foreman-Installer change certificate

Looking to install Foreman for a puppet deployment in my environment. I ran foreman-installer with defaults at first and didn't care for the SSL certificates and URLs being server01.example.com I ...
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When using the puppet node init command, are the parameters to specify in the answers.install file

On puppet-enterprise version 3.3.1, I am attempting to use the puppet node init command on a VMware puppet master node hosted on a VMware VSphere client with VCenter 5.1.0. My puppet master node has ...
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puppet certificate fingerprint changed before and after signature?

I am getting quite a weird trouble here with my puppet configuration. On client and server (debian-squeeze), same version of puppet, clock synchronized. Things were going great until I decided to ...
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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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The Foreman Provisioning Preseed default finish wget erroring

im new to foreman and puppet. I'm not sure what I changed but now my provisioning templates aren't running. Ubuntu installation fails with exit code 8 with the following screen: i found out that ...
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Puppet 3.3.1 Certificate verify failed

I`ve trouble to setup a master/node scenario with puppet 3.3.1 (puppet opensource) on both master and slaves. The slaves are on a windows and SLES machine. The Master is also on a SLES machine. The ...
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How do you upgrade puppet on Apache / passenger on EL6.4?

I have a Scientific Linux 6.4 server running apache / passenger with puppet-server installed. Also installed is Foreman 1.4. When I upgraded my agents to 3.4.2, they started all logging: Using less ...
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Unable to start puppetmaster on CentOS 6

I installed puppet 2.6.12 on CentOS 6. When I try to start the puppetmaster service using the command service puppetmaster start I get the error: Starting puppetmaster: ...
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Restarting Puppet Enterprise Master after hiera.yaml change

I have Puppet Enterprise 3.3.1 installed on an Ubuntu box. I've updated hiera.yaml to reflect a different datadir, and according to the docs a restart is required. How should restart the puppet ...
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Foreman displays a server as “out of sync”, what could be the reason and what is the right way to troubleshoot such an issue?

There's a puppet server in the company I work for with Foreman installed. There are around 200 Linux machines which are being managed by the Puppet server. When looking in the Foreman GUI, most ...
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Puppet-Dashboard Doesn't Load With Ruby Gem Passenger 5

Has anyone encountered problem of running Puppet Dashboard on Ruby Passenger 5? If yes does it really work with that Passenger version? I've already setup and configured the necessary files required ...
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Puppet agent cannot find environment

Puppet master can find the environment, [user@puppetmaster]$ sudo puppet agent --configprint modulepath /etc/puppet/environments/development/modules:/etc/puppet/modules:/usr/share/puppet/modules ...
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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 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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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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Amazon cloud provisioning using puppet & theforeman

Does puppetlabs have modules to help provision for Amazon Ec2 instances within VPC / outside VPC? Any recommendations ? I would like to launch an instance based on an AMI image. This instance should ...
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How to have Puppet enforce enabled reporting?

For Puppet clients to report results back to the master server, "report = true" needs to be in the "[agent]" section of the client's puppet.conf. But how can I get Puppet to enforce that? It's ...
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How do I create and exception to a puppet catalog?

How do I create and exception to a puppet catalog? Specifically I want to use Puppet to manage a one-off set of firewall rules, to be combined with the default ruleset. This is for a single legacy ...
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Package(Java.ActiveMQ etc..) Manual Installation Issues

I am trying to install Java or ActiveMQ manually into my agent server from master, Installation is working fine for me, but the issues which I am facing is whenever I run puppet agent -t in my agent ...
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How to include a list of files, each with a virtual resource declaration

In my Puppet (2.6) module definition, I create user accounts by declaring them as virtual resources; today they take the form @useraccount('name'=>'joe') and @useraccount('name'=>'mary') within ...
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Cant use groups in a virtual user

I am trying to set up some virtual users in puppet. The basic users work fine, but for some reason when I try to add "groups" to the user definition the run fails. Here is the basic virtual user ...
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Hiera failures with puppet 3 rc3

I just installed puppet 3 (3.0.0-0.1rc3puppetlabs1) on a 32bit Ubuntu 12.04 'server' VM. I used the packages for the install. I then copied over my existing modules and manifests from my production ...
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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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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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Puppet Master doesn't get certificate request from agent

I have a puppetmaster server and four puppet agent clients. Here I'm attaching my puppet.conf files and hosts in all node. When I call 'puppet cert list' it returns nothing. But, when called with ...
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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 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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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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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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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 augeas with more than one array in a single key

I am trying to put together a set of puppet policies for grub/menu.lst. The serial::grubmenulst is a puppet define type that looks like this : define serial::grubmenulst ( $value ) { $key = $title ...