Why does Puppet run work even with CA service down?
I noticed that even if the Puppet CA service is down, the client will still get its puppet catalog from the master (although there will be an error message).
I did this:
I turned off the Puppet CA service.
I made a change to a Puppet client's model so that the next time it ran it should change something.
I did a Puppet run on that Puppet client.
The change was made, although this message appeared:
err: /File[/var/lib/puppet/lib]: Failed to generate additional resources using 'eval_generate: Connection refused - connect(2).
So if the puppet run still ... (more)