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Install and remove a program in the same Puppet declaration

The program I want on my VM requires 7-zip as part of the installation process but not after the install. I want to leave the VM as clean as possible by removing 7-zip after the install is done. In ...
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Can the Puppet Vagrant Provisioner use Remote Puppet Modules?

I'm starting to dabble in vagrant provisioners besides the shell provisioner. In an attempt to get started with other provisioners, I took a shot at the Puppet Apply provisioner, which can be used ...
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Automating puppet master deployment with r10k

I am looking to automate the process of standing up and tearing down a development environment. Puppet currently manages the production and staging systems. I am looking to leverage r10k to populate ...
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What is the most used tool for Cloud Infrastructure deployment Ansible vs Puppet vs Terraform?

I have some time for research at work right now, and I was thinking on expanding my knowledge on my favorite subject, which is DevOps (love you all). I have some advanced experience with Ansible, as ...
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Where is Puppet's enviroments directory on Amazon Linux2?

I am using Puppet version 3.8.7 on Amazon Linux2, trying to find the directory containing the Puppet environments. I tried to find it with the find command looking for files named "production" or ...
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Where do I set that agent certificate for Puppet on Amazon Linux?

I am using: Puppet server version: 1.2.0 Amazon Linux 2 I have master and agent set in /etc/puppet/puppet.conf and currently I get back only the certificate for the master on the master. The agent's ...
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Can use a private IP address as the puppet certname?

Im very new to puppet but know in /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/puppet.conf I can set cert name to a url form following linux accadamy vidios but can you also set it to a private ip address. Im trying to set ...
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Puppet cannot find epp template

I am attempting to use an EPP template in Puppet 6.2.0. I have the following file /etc/puppetlabs/code/modules/profile/manifests/linux/base/dns.pp : class profile::linux::base::dns { file { '/etc/...
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Puppet directory sync does not delete absent files

Repeating my question from SO.SE here ... I'm trying to have my configs directory (on Windows server 2016 node) to be synced from puppet master (puppet --version = 5.5.3) modules folder: I have my ...
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What are some clear benefits of running master/agent configuration management?

Ansible seems to have a clear advantage over competition like chef and puppet because it is agent-less and saves a certain degree of overhead. I have read several comparisons of the various ...
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How can I restrict puppet to run in particular time slot? [closed]

I want to run puppet agent only between 11 pm and 4 am, and it should be disabled otherwise. I see runinterval works only from the time puppet service was started. Is there any way puppet can be ...
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Tool preferences for rapidly spinning up and spinning down k8s clusters

My team hosts several completely different projects on a production k8s cluster with a given configuration. We use AWS (and are starting to use Google Cloud). We have a QA cluster as well, that "sort ...
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Does Ansible have component akin to PuppetDB?

I know Puppet from (limited) experience and have noticed that in configuration management there is now a strong trend towards Ansible. On the one hand, I understand that Ansible does not require an ...
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Puppet master certificate generation not working

Puppet Master: Docker container with cent-OS-6 configured in /etc/hosts configured /etc/puppet/puppet.conf with server,dns_alt_names and certname Puppet Agent: Docker container with ubuntu OS ...
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Check Out / Check In System for Floating Licenses [closed]

I'm trying to manage multiple floating licenses (e.g. Oracle Database) from a master configuration server using a pull model. Normally I use Puppet to handle configuration stuff like this, but I'm ...
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When setting up Foreman should this be setup on the same server as my puppet ro ansible master?

I am trying to setup Foreman to interface with my Puppet Master and Ansible installation. Do I need to have this on the same server or can it be by itself and make API/port calls? I am new to this ...
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Is there a puppet module to manage policykit rule on Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there any module which could help to manage policykit rules on puppet for Ubuntu 16.04 instead of putting file on /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d ?
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Can I run Chef/Puppet server from Azure and manage my on-premise infrastructure?

I would like to use Azure Chef server (or Puppet, or any other solution) from Azure to manage my infrastructure (around 25 servers and 20 desktops) wich is on-premise behind a corporate firewall. Is ...
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What is the best way to do REST with puppet?

I have tried making REST calls with puppet and it was... well... awful. I didn't really want to use pure ruby to interact with my load balancer and my concern was that for REST calls, every time the ...
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What Puppet modules do include best practices regarding CI and rspec-puppet like Geerlingguy's Ansible roles?

It is possible to test Puppet code using rspec-puppet, but modules that are supported by the community like NTP do not seem to run test regularly like is done for all Geerlingguy's Ansible roles, e.g. ...
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What can Vagrant, Puppet, Docker, Chef do for a Full stack Web developer?

First of all let me say that I'm aware of related questions here in SO: Vagrant, Docker, Puppet, Chef Vagrant + puppet + docker chef-server - chef-solo - vagrant - puppet... which is correct for me? ...
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What are the limitations of Puppet in comparison to Ansible?

I would like to understand the differences between Puppet and Ansible, especially what kind of Puppet limitations has in comparison to Ansible. Are there any things you cannot do it in Puppet, but ...