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Mcollective plugin needs activemq? stomp server?

asked 2013-04-19 03:27:47 -0600

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updated 2013-04-19 13:02:17 -0600

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I just installed the puppetlabs/mcollective module using the following manifest entry to test on the local puppet server...

node '' inherits 'default' {
  class { 'mcollective':
    mc_security_psk => 'adfadfa334df',
    stomp_server => 'puppet',

I had an issue of the service appearing to have "stopped" but firing off many instances of the daemon. I notice this is already registered as a bug and the solution for Ubuntu is to set "daemonize = 0" in the server.cfg file. Now the server seems to be running OK.

If I type "mco ping" I get...

"connect to failed: Connection refused - connect(2) will ...
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answered 2013-04-19 04:26:25 -0600

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Yes, you will need a Stomp server such as ActiveMQ.

There are getting started guides on the Puppet Labs docs site for RedHat and Debian which should help to get you up and running.

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