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Apt::ppa and Package Install to LAMP HOWTO?

asked 2014-02-09 22:58:26 -0600

Rob D gravatar image

Right now, I'm in the trough of disillusionment as I try to learn Puppet by setting up a home server running Ubuntu Precise x64 Server with ZFS.

I'm looking for examples of common setups, especially how to take a vanilla precise64 installation and turn it into Something Wonderful (e.g., XBMC/Plex box, backup/Time Capsule, Git repo, SMB, NFS, SSH, development environments, Docker apps, some/all of the above).

So far, one of the most enlightening pieces of documentation I have found on learning Puppet is Joe Rodriguez Jr's puppet-lamp-stack. It presents a very simple environment ... (more)

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answered 2015-04-04 09:39:26 -0600

You don't change any filesystem setup with any automatization tool like puppet. It's too likely something breaks up.

Of course, you can already prepare the manual setup process by installing the needed software zfsutils.

And if you dare you just write a script puppet's gonna execute which I don't recommend.

  exec { 'createzfssetup':
    command => '/usr/local/bin/myzfscreationscript',
    unless  => '/usr/local/bin/iszfsalreadysetup',

and distribute the script files accordingly and install relationships between them and the Exec-resource.

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