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inspector catalog not found

asked 2013-10-01 15:09:55 -0600

Sirex gravatar image

background: We've been using puppet enterprise since 2.7, and have recently upgraded to 3.0.

I'm seeing some nodes fail their 'puppet inspect' cron job, with and error of:

Error: Could not run: Could not find catalog for (FQDN)

This is happening on several nodes, all of which were recently added. We added more that those which are giving errors though, so I don't think that's related, and certainly every node that's been in puppet for a good while isn't giving such errors.

I've tried doing a no-noop run on these nodes ... (more)

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Can you post the result of `facter fqdn` and `hostname -f`?

WhatsARanjit gravatar imageWhatsARanjit ( 2014-08-21 10:29:21 -0600 )edit

Try this. add the entry on your puppet.conf file on master side [main] modulepath=/etc/puppet/modules/

akshay gravatar imageakshay ( 2015-04-16 01:40:00 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-09-14 03:34:34 -0600

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Well this is a bit old, but the same problem persists in Puppet 4. The problem is that it's looking for the catalog in YAML format, but later versions of Puppet 3 and Puppet 4 both store the catalog in JSON format. There's an open issue at

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