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How to install the Puppet-Dashboard

asked 2013-10-08 08:40:11 -0500

Quindoo gravatar image


I've been trying to install the puppet-dashboard now for over a week and I already followed most of the tutorials that I can find on the internet. Each tutorial resulting in different problems and errors. So I figured I would ask it here because it is driving me crazy.

I am running :

  1. CentOS release 6.4 (final)
  2. Puppet Master version 3.3.1.
  3. ruby 1.8.7 (2011-06-30 patchlevel 352) [x86_64-linux]
  4. Gem 1.3.7

And I had more stuff installed before but I keep falling back to a Snapshot after not being able to fix any errors ... (more)

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answered 2013-10-10 03:56:48 -0500

Simon gravatar image

I spent some time getting Dashboard to work also, then I read this post which suggests that it is no longer under development: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/puppet-users/j44EbTJY7HI

I'm now using foreman instead. Probably not the answer you were hoping for but I hope it is of some use.

If you did want to carry on with Dashboard, I pretty much installed it all from the puppetlabs repo as documented here http://docs.puppetlabs.com/guides/puppetlabspackagerepositories.html then just did yum installs. Prior to that I'd been struggling to get all of ... (more)

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answered 2013-10-10 05:46:43 -0500

Quindoo gravatar image

updated 2013-10-10 05:57:50 -0500

Thanks for the information Simon.

I now tried to install Foreman instead but got some issues with that aswell:

Error: Could not start Service[httpd]: Execution of '/sbin/service httpd start' returned 1: Error: /Stage[main]/Apache::Service/Service[httpd]/ensure: change from stopped to running failed: Could not start Service[httpd]: Execution of '/sbin/service httpd start' returned 1:

Warning: /Stage[main]/Apache::Service/Exec[reload-apache]: Skipping because of failed dependencies

Error: /Stage[main]/Apache::Service/Exec[reload-apache]: Failed to call refresh: service httpd reload returned 7 instead of one of [0] Error: /Stage[main]/Apache::Service/Exec[reload-apache ...

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You should probably update the original question instead of adding information as an 'answer'.

ethrbunny gravatar imageethrbunny ( 2013-11-01 16:20:55 -0500 )edit

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