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Best way for automating OS testing with Puppet

asked 2013-09-23 04:18:34 -0600

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Hi, i´m searching for the best way to automate testing with different operating Systems and i`ve come up with 'eggPlant' from TestPlant or Vagrant. But as far as i understand Vagrant only creates virtual machines with different os but the testing has to be done with puppet, whereas eggPlant does both. I will be using puppet for provisioning, ci & cd but it would be good to knowif there is way, that puppet can interact with eggPlant? Or is there a better way for automated testing?

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what are you trying to test? That the stock OS installed correctly, or that your Puppet modules work on a given OS?

llowder gravatar imagellowder ( 2014-09-04 07:37:17 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-05-08 10:45:30 -0600

as a quick summary I :

code -> git ->post merge ->jenkins -> jenkins runs script to create suitable vagrant box .. then!

on startup (init file) - I connect to puppet master (preinstalled cert) - puppet runs, checks output .. all ok (hopefully!) ;-)

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