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how to install puppet agent on a node from puppet master node?

asked 2014-03-26 07:26:34 -0500

ankit gravatar image

Hi All,

Is there any way similar to chef bootstrap to install puppet agent on a node from puppet master node?

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The client in question doesn't have access to yum, apt or [insert name of win installer]?

ethrbunny gravatar imageethrbunny ( 2014-03-26 07:57:40 -0500 )edit

As of now i have to login to puppet agent node, copy the installer and run it to install puppet agent. But i am looking for a way to do ...(more)

ankit gravatar imageankit ( 2014-03-26 23:34:49 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-03-26 23:39:47 -0500

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updated 2014-03-31 13:47:44 -0500

There is no feature built in to puppet that compares to chef bootstrap that I am aware of.

The common alternatives are:

Include puppet in the PXE images the servers boot from
Use razor for provisioning
Use the foreman for provisioning
Use a locally hosted repo
Use hashicorps bootstrap scripts

Here are two other articles on how to kickstart nodes with puppet

http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/bootstrappingwithpuppet

https://cloud-admins.com/pxe-ks-puppet-agent/

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Thanks again spuder!!! I had a same thought to include puppet in pxe images. :) i'll try other suggestions too. But which is best according to you?

ankit gravatar imageankit ( 2014-03-26 23:49:21 -0500 )edit
ankit gravatar imageankit ( 2014-03-27 00:04:03 -0500 )edit

Fixed the link, the underscores were being interpreted.

spuder gravatar imagespuder ( 2014-03-31 13:48:10 -0500 )edit

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