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curl: (7) couldn't connect to host

asked 2013-12-27 04:04:35 -0500

Arun gravatar image

I Installed Puppet Agent on Windows2008R2 machine and get registered with Puppet master. But I am not able to trigger puppet windows agent run thru

Scenario1: <linuxmachine>:/# "curl -k -X PUT -H "Content-Type: text/pson" -d "{}" https://<puppetwindowsagent>:8139/production/run/no_key".</puppetwindowsagent></linuxmachine>

Output : "curl: (7) couldn't connect to host" ##Running the above command from Linux host to trigger Remote Windows puppet agent

But with the same above command I could able to trigger the puppet Linux agent run thru


<linuxmachine>:/# "curl -k -X PUT -H "Content-Type: text/pson" -d "{}" https://<puppetlinuxagent>:8139/production/run/no_key". And ... (more)

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answered 2014-02-20 11:44:08 -0500

joshc gravatar image

Currently, puppet agent cannot run with --listen due to, which means you can't kick windows agents.

Also, you'll want to make sure the windows firewall allows incoming TCP connections on port 8139. The Puppet installer does not modify the firewall during installation.

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answered 2013-12-27 13:53:02 -0500

reidmv gravatar image

Puppet kick is deprecated in Puppet 3.0. It should still work if configured correctly, but it would be best at this point to consider alternative means of remotely directing Puppet's actions. The official Puppet Labs replacement for kick is MCollective.

That said, until at least Puppet 4.0 kick is supposed to continue to function. On Windows, getting kick to work would require

  • Setting listen=true in the agent's puppet.conf file
  • Creating an auth.conf file with an appropriate entry for the /run/no_key endpoint

Currently however (2013-12-27), it seems to me that there's a ... (more)

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