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asked 2019-01-09 02:11:10 -0600

myname gravatar image

I'm having trouble installing archive into my puppet clients when I run puppet agent --test it tells Unknown resource type: 'archive', what am I doing wrong?

what I've done is on my puppet server on /etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/production/modules I add the file Puppetfile with the content

mod 'puppet-archive', '3.2.1'

then I have a manifest which puppet parser validate archive.pp gives as ok ( or at leas doesn't give any error )

archive { '/skelv5.tar.gz': ensure => present, extract => true, extract_path => '/', source => 'http://venus.udl.net/skelv5.tar.gz', creates => '/skel' } and on the client I ran the command

puppet module install puppet-archive --version 3.2.1 ( I would also appreciate any pointer on how to do this on a manifest instead of having to run it)

now if I run it again it tells me puppet-archive 3.2.1 is already installed

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answered 2019-01-09 23:57:07 -0600

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Hi, I guess you need to define the dependency of your archive module inside metadata.json (next to your manifests directory). Reference Also, you can try declaring your archive module inside manifest.

include archive
archive { '/skelv5.tar.gz': 
ensure => present, 
extract => true, 
extract_path => '/', 
source => 'http://venus.udl.net/skelv5.tar.gz', 
creates => '/skel' }
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include archive did nothing, same error but I solved it, I had to run "puppet module install puppet-archive --version 3.2.1" on the server too instead of using Puppetfile

myname gravatar imagemyname ( 2019-01-10 02:00:30 -0600 )edit

Glad it got solved.

Mr_Sharma gravatar imageMr_Sharma ( 2019-01-10 04:14:32 -0600 )edit

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