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puppet module fails to connect to forge, the SSL CA is invalid

asked 2013-02-06 18:08:06 -0600

Remus gravatar image

updated 2013-02-07 11:03:23 -0600

OS X 10.8.2, puppet 3.1.0

puppet module install puppetlabs-nginx --modulepath modules
Notice: Preparing to install into /.../modules ...
Notice: Downloading from ...
Error: Could not connect via HTTPS to
  Unable to verify the SSL certificate
    The certificate may not be signed by a valid CA
    The CA bundle included with OpenSSL may not be valid or up to date

Visiting in browser works fine. I even added the Geo Trust SSL CA root certifictae explicitly into the keychain to no avail.

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for the moment I'm able to overcome this by adding in ~/.puppet/puppet.conf an explicit module_repository = <a href="">

Remus gravatar imageRemus ( 2013-02-06 18:32:22 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-02-07 11:32:21 -0600

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Hopefully there is a way that we can fix this on our end, but as a workaround I've heard a few users say that rebuilding your rvm ruby (or reinstalling rvm altogether) seem to solve this problem:

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