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How do I export a puppet enterprise master manifest for use on a standalone system?

asked 2013-11-11 11:11:21 -0500

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I'm currently using puppet enterprise 3.1.0 and manage local vm agents using a site manifest. Is it possible to export the site manifest and then apply this to a standalone system? Or do I have create a separate manifest for any standalone configurations? The standalone systems get shipped to various client sites so managing them with puppet master is not an option.

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answered 2013-11-14 15:55:43 -0500

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updated 2013-11-14 16:00:35 -0500

If you have your Puppet manifest stored in a module, then you just need to put that module on your client, make sure any dependencies are also on the client (like stdlib, and other modules you might depend on), and then run the module with puppet apply --modulepath=/path/to/your/modules run.pp where run.pp is a simple file that looks something like this.

include your-module

Puppet does support pre-compiling puppet code on the master, and then running that code on clients, but there's a critical flaw in that the files/templates aren't included in the ... (more)

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