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push puppet client from master server

asked 2015-10-23 06:59:13 -0500

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Is it possible to push puppet client (not upgrade) installer to a new machine (which don't have puppet relates stuff already) from Puppet master?

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answered 2015-10-23 07:18:19 -0500

not really - if puppet hasnt been configured on the client then puppet cant manage it. what I usually do is install puppet as part of the build - add yum repos and then yum install - will then need to edit puppet.conf to point at puppetmaster start puppet and get certificate signed if not using autosig.

https://docs.puppetlabs.com/guides/install_puppet/install_el.html

puppet enterprise has a handy install.sh script you can run via curl simplified install

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thanks for your update. It will be more useful for unix based operating system. However, we are having good amount of Windows machines which needs to be added into Puppet environment. Any best way to install puppet client on windows machines?

parajaganesh gravatar imageparajaganesh ( 2015-10-23 07:40:05 -0500 )edit

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