why does puppet stop do a puppet run

asked 2015-01-10 11:39:38 -0600

Why does issuing /etc/init.d/puppet stop conduct a puppet run in the puppet agent isn't running automatically on an agent server? as according to Puppet documentation I thought this stopped the agent running, even though it wasn't I'm unsure as to why this conducted a puppet update.

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Can you post the output of "sh -x /etc/init.d/puppet stop" to show it invoking another puppet run? That does seem like an unexpected occurrence when stopping the agent. Do you see puppet agent output as a result of running the script, or how do you know the agent ran when you stopped the service?

GregLarkin gravatar imageGregLarkin ( 2015-01-12 23:31:12 -0600 )edit