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Node not returning facts after puppetdb installation [closed]

asked 2013-02-24 22:17:26 -0600

Andy gravatar image

updated 2013-02-24 23:07:30 -0600


After installing puppetdb on a seperate node from the master using the module in the forge, my modules are not returning the facts expected.

Error 400 on SERVER: testmodule only supports RedHat based operating systems, not '' at /etc/puppet/environments/testing/modules/testmodule/manifests/init.pp:34 on node

I can see the facts in the postgres database, I can see the communication between the master and puppetdb, though I get the following when trying to check node status:

Error: Could not retrieve status for getaddrinfo: Name or service not known

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close date 2013-03-12 19:58:03.700450


Did you restart the master? And did your $confdir/routes.yaml file get created/updated? Might also want to take a look at auth.conf or check for DNS problems.

llowder gravatar imagellowder ( 2013-02-26 13:48:35 -0600 )edit

Hi llowder, we ended up removing our install and running it again, worked fine a second time through. I'm guessing I missed some instructions during initial install.

Andy gravatar imageAndy ( 2013-03-12 19:56:32 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-02-26 13:58:06 -0600

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Check your DNS entries. I've noticed many times that the underlying issue for "Name or service not known" is actually a DNS problem.

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from the master: nslookup returns correct ip addresses for both puppetdb server and the node itself. are there any firewall rules other than 8080/8081 on puppetdb server that need ...(more)

Andy gravatar imageAndy ( 2013-02-26 16:28:40 -0600 )edit

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