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Can a puppet agent have more than one master?

asked 2013-04-14 23:11:54 -0600

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Would it be possible to configure an agent to look at one puppet master for a given class and another puppet master for a different class? And is there a way for a puppet master to "delegate" responsibility for a given class to another puppet master? Kind of like how DNS servers delegate zones.

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answered 2013-04-15 01:18:50 -0600

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updated 2013-04-15 01:19:45 -0600

Not that I'm aware of - the closest you could get would be to run two puppet agents, each pointing to a different master, but you'd lose all the benefits of a single catalog if you did that.

It might be useful to understand the use case - is it related to performance, or some type of organisational concern?

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It is mostly an organisational concern and also just a little curiosity. I think it would be good if a puppet master could "delegate" a class/module analogical with how ...(more)

Red Cricket gravatar imageRed Cricket ( 2013-04-15 16:56:04 -0600 )edit

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