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How do I quiesce a puppetmaster?

asked 2013-11-02 07:11:24 -0600

lfast gravatar image

When I'm upgrading a Puppetmaster Environment or upgrading the puppetmaster code itself, how do I quiesce the service? IE. How do I do the following: 1. Prevent Puppet on the puppetmaster from starting any new puppet runs. 2. Wait for any in-progress puppet runs to complete.

I haven't seen this functionality in public domain puppet. Is it available in Enterprise? Or are there standard practices for this in Passenger?

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answered 2013-11-04 06:54:29 -0600

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Just stop the service and that will make sure that all in-progress puppet runs are completed before actually stoping the service.

Then or do the offline upgrade or just block the 8140 tcp port and start the service again and do the upgrade. Once done unblock the 8140 tcp port.

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Finally got around to retesting this - and it fails. I'm running Puppet under apache passenger. When I do a service httpd restart, it ignores any ongoing activity and does ...(more)

lfast gravatar imagelfast ( 2014-02-08 17:13:24 -0600 )edit

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