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Puppet client agent runs fail after registering to the puppet master.

asked 2015-01-08 08:23:55 -0500

kizurazgubai gravatar image

I have a new puppet client whose cert registration fails due to client local time preceeding the puppet master CA certificate "valid from" date by at least a year. Newly registered client system is used for stress testing, so its date can not be changed forward. Any workarounds available for such a scenario?

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answered 2015-01-08 19:21:24 -0500

GregLarkin gravatar image

Puppet requires that the master and the agent system times are in sync. Please check https://docs.puppetlabs.com/pe/latest/trouble_comms.html about halfway down the page. You should be able to get the times synced up by running ntpdate on the puppet agent system before your first puppet run.

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