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Puppet Installation failing.

asked 2013-07-09 13:34:30 -0500

frank50now gravatar image

updated 2013-09-12 01:16:07 -0500

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New to Puppet and Linux. I am trying to install Puppet Enterprise 3.0 on a Centos 6.4 box, but the server itself does not have direct access to the internet, thus the installation is failing: Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base.

Is it possible to install Puppet without connecting to the internet? For instance, by staging the required packages on the server itself.

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I think that Puppet Enterprise installs most of its dependencies locally with the exception of mysql and its dependencies. What part of the script is causing the failure? i.e ...(more)

Ancillas gravatar imageAncillas ( 2013-07-09 16:48:35 -0500 )edit

Puppet Enterprise depends on several packages from the OS repositories for most of the supported platform @Ancillas.

zacharyalexstern gravatar imagezacharyalexstern ( 2013-07-10 12:41:53 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-07-10 10:14:21 -0500

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updated 2013-07-10 12:42:47 -0500

Hi Frank,

The issue is that Puppet Enterprise depends on some packages from the OS repository on most of the supported platforms.

It is possible to install Puppet Enterprise without internet access, and that is a common scenario. You'll just need to pre-install the required dependencies on your systems. You should be able to grab the packages from RHN.

Some customers also set up local yum mirrors of the RHN repos on their LAN.

You'll find a list of the packages you need to install on RHEL (and any of the other supported OSes) here - http://docs.puppetlabs ... (more)

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