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puppet apply is working but puppet agent --test is not working?

asked 2015-01-08 02:37:39 -0500

abhishekb gravatar image

updated 2015-01-08 02:40:04 -0500

I wrote a simple manifest test.pp

node'c-d'{ user{'abc': ensure=>absent, }

notify{'Notifying to client':}


But when i am trying to run it on agent node, its configuration is not getting applied , output is as under Node c-d

[output] Info: Retrieving plugin Info: Caching catalog for <> Info: Applying configuration version '1420702685' Notice: Finished catalog run in 0.03 seconds

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answered 2015-01-08 03:14:52 -0500

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Every puppet run starts from a default manifest. With puppet apply, this is either the value of the manifest setting (usually /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp) or the value you supply on the command line. The default manifest is ignored if you use the -e flag, or pipe into apply from stdin.

With master/agent Puppet, the master uses the manifest setting from the [master] configuration block, or the setting specified in your environment if you're using directory environments. On a vanilla installation of Puppet, the master checks /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp. Any other manifest in that directory is ignored unless explicitly imported (a deprecated feature.)

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answered 2015-01-08 03:05:14 -0500

abhishekb gravatar image

Configuration took place after i changed file name from test.pp to site.pp

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