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Puppet Master Permissions

asked 2013-01-16 10:12:48 -0500

thewellington gravatar image

I have made a mess of things. I had a working puppet master, and then I tried to put the configuration under version control. Here are my steps

  1. Create empty git repository (central copy)
  2. Check out git repo (working copy)
  3. copied everything from /etc/puppetlabs/puppet into working copy of git repo
  4. Added files, and committed to working copy
  5. Pushed working copy back to the central copy
  6. Copied content of /etc/puppetlabs/puppet elsewhere for backup
  7. Deleted content of /etc/puppetlabs/puppet
  8. checked out a copy of the central repo to /etc/puppetlabs/puppet

puppet agent -t now produced piles ... (more)

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can you scan through the rest of the HTML output and see what the error is? that's probably a backtrace from Passenger which should include (somewhere) the underlying problem ...(more)

eric0 gravatar imageeric0 ( 2013-01-17 12:52:38 -0500 )edit

For items #2 and #8 when you say "check[ed] out git repo" do you mean clone a git repo? Unlike other version control systems, there is a big semantic ...(more)

jmccune gravatar imagejmccune ( 2013-01-23 17:24:21 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-01-23 17:27:28 -0500

The error your seeing is actually a passenger HTML formatted error handler. Try browsing to the URL using your browser, or download it using curl to see the problem.

I also recommend checking the logs on the master, this may likely be caused by a permissions issue.

The approach you described sounds pretty good, provided that you mean "clone" and not "checkout" in items #2 and #8.

It will be hard to come up with a concrete answer without additional details about the error your getting and the exact commands you ran when you went through this process, but I ... (more)

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