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Puppet Master Server installation

asked 2014-09-30 14:18:08 -0500

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updated 2014-09-30 14:38:32 -0500

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I tried reading the following steps to install and configure the puppet master server. I am using this guide.

I am having difficulty creating the CA certificate and the puppet master certificate.

puppet master --verbose --no-daemonize
Error: Could not run: Could not create PID file: /var/run/puppet/master.pid

What would be the reason why now I am getting that error? Is puppet master supposed to be running? How can I create the CA certificate and the puppet master certificate if that command can't be fixed?

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I don't see the sudo indicated by the guide.

lavaman gravatar imagelavaman ( 2014-09-30 18:44:23 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-07-15 02:07:20 -0500

I have a similar problem, I am using this guide. File master.pid exists. I use 3.6.1 version puppet.

 root@atos-pc:/# puppet -V
3.6.1
root@atos-pc:/# puppet master --verbose --no-daemonize
Notice: Starting Puppet master version 3.6.1
Error: Could not run: Could not create PID file: /var/run/puppet/master.pid
root@atos-pc:/#  ls -la /var/run/puppet
total 4
drwxr-xr-x  2 puppet puppet  60 июля  15 09:34 .
drwxr-xr-x 25 root   root   800 июля  15 09:26 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 puppet puppet   4 июля  15 09:34 master.pid

What could be problem?

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