5
votes
1answer
134 views

Puppet package “ensure => latest” does not always work

I have a unique situation where the Puppet package ensure => latest directive only worked on some of my systems. Out of 30 servers, the packages updated properly on all but 4. I'm trying to get ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

puppet: how to reinstall rpm package on failed verify

I'd like puppet to reinstall rpm package every time it goes out of sync on filesystem. This means "rpm -V" contains non-config changes. Only then it is desirable to download rpm package and reinstall ...
7
votes
3answers
491 views

Specifying a source in puppet doesn't seem to work

I have been attempting to create a manifest for installing postgres 9.1 using puppet on a Centos 5 server. I have been trying to adapt the instructions at ...
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votes
1answer
628 views

How to install puppet devel version from yum?

In /etc/yum.repos.d/puppet.repo have I put [puppetlabs] name=Puppet Labs Packages baseurl=http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/$releasever/devel/$basearch/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

Puppet package provider relocatable RPM

Is it possible to pass a new root install location to an RPM via puppets package provider? I've got a relocatable package that I want to override the install location on and would rather do it via the ...
2
votes
2answers
716 views

use local file as puppet template

I'm developer of a java software and try to find a smart way to get my app distributed and configured in our datacenter. For that, I build an rpm package and we have set up a satellite. Target OS is ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

How to handle Puppet version differences between linux distributions

We're a small webdev shop that's investigating to roll out Puppet on various development and production servers. The puppetmaster is an Ubuntu 10.04 server with Puppet 0.25.4, from Ubuntu's repo. ...