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Can puppet task combined with manifests?

asked 2017-12-20 04:27:24 -0600

Mr_Sharma gravatar image

PE 2017.3

I have a requirement where I need to use puppet task and manifests both. E.g. I need to update config files and execute some scripts. Do we have functionality using which we can do following:

1. Call manifest from puppet task or vice-versa?
2. Use output from one task as an input for another tasks?
3. Can we set the order/sequence of Puppet task execution?

Please let me know if we can leverage more out of Puppet task feature.

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answered 2018-02-04 04:28:01 -0600

Henrik Lindberg gravatar image
  1. You can run puppet from a task - so, yes
  2. That is what a (Task) Plan is - you can do this with Bolt. Plans are written in the puppet language
  3. That is what a Plan is for (executing tasks in some order)
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I guess, Bolt is not part of PE. I understand what Bolt does and the same functionality can be achieved in PE? I hope in near future features like Bolt would be part of PE to implement the process of deployment and configuration together.

Mr_Sharma gravatar imageMr_Sharma ( 2018-02-04 23:04:06 -0600 )edit

you can use the 'puppet task' command to do what 'bolt' does, with PE iirc from watching pconf talks

DarylW gravatar imageDarylW ( 2018-02-05 11:25:13 -0600 )edit

DarylW gravatar imageDarylW ( 2018-02-05 11:27:46 -0600 )edit

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