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puppet apply /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp error

asked 2013-11-26 23:06:37 -0500

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Hi All,

I deployed a second puppet server (3.2.4) in my infra. When I run puppet apply /etc/puppet/manifests/site.pp on it, I have the following error: Error: Could not run: Failed to find puppet_server_fqdn via exec: Execution of '/etc/puppet/manifests/finder.rb puppet_server_fqdn' returned 1:

Do you have any idea of the root cause of the issue. We didn't face it on the first server, so I think I missed a step somewhere but not sure where.

Thank you


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Does etc/hosts have both the fqdn and the short name present? Check if `hostname -f` resolves.

spuder gravatar imagespuder ( 2013-11-27 18:46:55 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-11-28 06:49:25 -0500

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It looks like you have configured an external node classifier

Your master config /etc/puppet/puppet.conf probably reads

  node_terminus = exec
  external_nodes = /etc/puppet/manifests/finder.rb

And this script seems to raise an error. Does it work if you run the script manually with the desired fqdn as the first parameter?

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