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GCE certificates don't match, agent can't run

asked 2014-01-24 16:26:36 -0600

cflewis gravatar image

updated 2014-01-24 16:32:20 -0600

I have a Puppet master running on a Google Compute Engine instance, and a Puppet agent on another. Puppet master is running, and I can access the console. I installed Puppet agent, and pointed it at the master. The console showed the node request, which I approved.

However, the agent won't do any runs:

cflewis@agent:~/puppet-enterprise-3.1.1-debian-7-amd64$ puppet agent -t
Info: Creating a new SSL key for agent.c.[project_id_scrubbed].internal
Info: Caching certificate for ca
Info: Caching certificate for agent.c.[project_id_scrubbed].internal
Error: Could not request certificate: The certificate retrieved from the master does not ...
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answered 2014-01-25 02:49:01 -0600

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I guess the you need to restart the puppetmaster. This is a best practice to restart it whenever you change something on the master, as some changes are only taken into account at start of puppetmaster.

Hope this helps.

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