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Questions tagged [puppet]

For questions about Puppet, a Ruby based configuration management system.

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With containers & ECS -> do I need tools like puppet? [duplicate]

With containers -> do I need tools like puppet? We're thinking of migrating code to the cloud and thinking through the tools we're gonna use. Tentatively settled on ECS. Could someone advise (high-...
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Puppet Razor broker installation is failing post to OS installation

am using razor to provision centos, I have create separate network with dhcp server, pxe server, tftp server, razor server and target machine. Centos is getting installed on target machine when node ...
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While deploying with MCollective and Puppi, what are the possible reasons for hosts to be not responding?

I have a small set of hosts to deploy in production environment. They are coordinated by a puppet master machine, I'll call it O1. Starting from O1, I invoke the deployment script which contains the ...
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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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In Puppet, how can I detect if a resource has received a 'refresh' event?

I need to detect whether a resource has received a refresh event, and only run it if it has. Yes, I know that this is a very bad idea, but I'm stuck. There's a third party network device that has a ...
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How can I restrict puppet to run in particular time slot

I want to run puppet agent only during night i.e between 11 pm and 4 am, and should be disabled otherwise. I see runinterval works only from the time puppet service was started. Is there any way ...
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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

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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puppet module manage policykit rule on Ubuntu 16.04

Is there have 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'd 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 you ...