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Execute an installer after I copy it

asked 2014-09-18 15:47:07 -0600

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updated 2014-09-18 15:47:27 -0600


I am a bit new to puppet so there may be something basic I am missing. Task 1 - I was able to write a class that copies an installer from my puppet master to the agent machines. Task 2 - I was able to write an exec that will run and installer that exist on an agent machine. The thing is this - the copying of the file takes some time (a couple of minutes). How do I make sure my exec (task 2) runs only after the installer in task 1 finished getting copied to my agent machine?

Thanks in advance


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answered 2014-09-18 17:19:37 -0600

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Just have your exec require the installer, or better, subscribe to it so it runs if the file is ever updated.

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