Puppet is a cross-platform configuration management tool

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
32 views

how to deploy puppet master and puppet agent with juju?

I've an ubuntu 14.04lts server with MaaS and Juju, and both of them are installed via ppa stable. I'd like to deploy puppet master on a Juju node and puppet agent on the other node present on my ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

How to download packages from private repository with puppet?

I've set up my own apt repository to serve some .deb packages over LAN and I've set up my puppet configuration to install these packages. If I use apt-get install to download the package it works ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

How do I stop “search home.network” from appearing in my resolv.conf?

"search home.network" keeps appearing my resolv.conf. Because of that some web pages don't load. Is there some way of disabling it? My resolv.conf is managed by Puppet.
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Dodgy install/uninstall Puppet

Getting started with Puppet and also not much chop on Ubuntu. Seems I've made a mess of installing/uninstalling Puppet on Tahr. My hunch so far is that I've deleted it incorrectly and now my ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How do I remove a user from the dpkg-statoverride file?

Tried to install a package after deleting some servers I no longer needed, and removing the deleted software package's users and groups. Went to fetch and install a new package, and got the following ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

compare package list between servers

i know on desktop there's a graphical way to sync package list between pc. on servers i've always been doing dpkg --get-selection >pkg_list scp pkg_list username@server: dpkg --set-selction ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How to change Gsettings via remote shell?

I need to automate desktop configuration via Puppet, virtual terminal or ssh. Unfortunately, invocation of gsettings via ssh or virtual terminal gives: gsettings set ...
0
votes
1answer
182 views

How to bootstrap puppetmaster on lxc on Ubuntu?

Installation of puppet master on Ubuntu has always been a matter of luck and a lot of patience to me - there are many seemingly unrelated things to do which has to be done in the precise order, many ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

How To Set FQDN From Bash Script

Is it possible to set the fully qualified domain name from a bash script? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have an autoscaling group on Amazon and I am using Puppet for configuration. For example, I ...
0
votes
1answer
118 views

Is it safe to purge resolvconf if you handle /etc/resolv.conf via puppet?

We have multiple servers running 12.04 LTS and 10.04 LTS with static network settings. Is it safe to purge the package resolvconf if you handle /etc/resolv.conf via puppet?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Set fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance

I am trying to set a fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance. I have set CNAME entry in Route53, so when I go to sync1.staging1.mycompany.net, it resolves to the correct instance. What I have ...
2
votes
1answer
336 views

puppet rspec no such file to load — rspec-puppet (LoadError)

I have no prior experience at all of ruby. I am not interested in ruby (and so have no knowledge of rails etc) as such but am using puppet to manage a group of servers. I have written some modules ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

Problem with cryptdisks-udev service

I am getting an error when I run 'puppet resource services' that complains about the cryptdisks-udev service. The exact error message is as follows: status: Unknown parameter: DEVNAME The error ...
1
vote
0answers
88 views

Copy wireless configuration between clients

We have a group of kiosk-type machines that we are configuring and we would like to have wireless as an option as some of the locations do not have the luxury of an ethernet wall jack. We are using ...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

Puppetlabs apt sources lead to unauthenticated packages error

I have just created a new VM from Hetzner with Ubuntu 12.04 and started setting it up. The steps I did are basically wget http://apt.puppetlabs.com/puppetlabs-release-precise.deb sudo dpkg -i ...
2
votes
1answer
131 views

OS upgrade `on-the-fly`

I wonder if there is a way how to install newer version of OS, let's say 14.04 (when it comes) on the second partition of my server disk from within running OS (e.g. Ubuntu 12.04), then change grub ...
4
votes
2answers
197 views

Is there a tool like Juju or Chef that I can use to automate the set up of my computer?

There are a lot of tools (chef, puppet, juju) out there to automate server deployments and set ups. How can these be used for automating my laptop set up? I want to be able to do nothing but run a ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Pending tasks in puppet dashboard?

My puppet master dashboard console shows x PENDING TASKS and it keeps on increasing. How do I rectify it? Whenever I change any conf file, it does not get reflected in the dashboard. even if the node ...
0
votes
2answers
294 views

puppet master monitoring

I have installed puppetmaster in ubuntu 10 and i have installed puppet in all my clients. I have joined all my puppet clients with puppet master. Tell me how to list all the running services of my ...
3
votes
1answer
572 views

Why do signed deb packages say they're not authenticated when copied to my private deb repo?

Quick Version I have set up a private deb repository and copied some signed deb packages into it. I have installed the signing key locally. However when I try to install from the repo I get this ...
3
votes
1answer
383 views

Ubuntu 12.04 shutdown does not finish

When i shutdown my ubuntu 12,04 appears the "shutdown screen" and it never finish, keep shutting down... i use "tab key" to see the log and the last line says "Stopping Puppet Agent"... and it never ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

Change dconf keys without logging into X in Puppet

Is there a way to set a dconf key by command line, without logging into X? I'd like to use this from Puppet. If I try (from SSH, as the normal user) a simple dconf write ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

How do I set up puppet storedconfigs?

I'd like to set up puppet storedconfigs. How do I do that? I've followed the steps here and here to set up my puppet master and to enlist a server (respectively). How can I set up storedconfigs?
2
votes
1answer
222 views

How do I enlist a server in puppet?

I've installed a puppetmaster as described here. Now, I need to add a few puppet agents. How can I do that?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I install a puppetmaster?

I have a fairly large network, and I need to use some sort of configuration management tool to manage it. I've decided that Puppet Open Source meets my needs. How do I install it?
2
votes
5answers
5k views

Puppet-Like Configuration Tool?

In the business environment I work in, we tried to use Puppet to manage both our Linux and Windows machines. This includes tasks like installation of programs that are needed for our department and ...
5
votes
1answer
15k views

How to copy files to all machines using puppet master?

I have installed puppetmaster in ubuntu 11.04 and i have installed puppet in all my clients. I have joined all my puppet clients with puppet master. Is it possible to copy a file to all these puppet ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to change the wallpaper of all clients using puppet?

I have set up puppet (Central Management Server). Can anyone tell me how to change wallpapers of all clients from this puppet server?
1
vote
1answer
5k views

Puppet server cannot find certificate request when importing certificate

I am trying to install puppet server and client in two Ubuntu 10.04. one Ubuntu server which has puppet master and Ubuntu client which has puppet client. **I referred the below link for ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

How to copy file to all clients using puppet?

How do I copy files to all clients using puppet? I have setup a puppet server and clients and I have tested the connection which was working fine. I am not a puppet expert, I am just a beginner, and I ...
4
votes
1answer
901 views

How to setup Puppet server?

I would like to setup Central Management Server (PUPPET) to manage all clients. I have read many documentations, but none of them was helpful. Can anyone explain setting up puppet server in detail? ...
58
votes
4answers
15k views

What's the difference between Juju and Puppet/Chef?

Have tried asking 3rd party about key differences between Juju and Puppet/Chef. 3rd parties are not too familiar with Juju and could not say. They simply stated the others have a lot of momentum, and ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

What is the proper way to install Puppet on a server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a puppetmaster? We've got several Ubuntu 10.04 servers and I'm looking to deploy Puppet for configuration management. The machines already have RVM ...