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Puppet Master Install on CentOS 6

asked 2014-04-01 16:36:12 -0600

JoseAndres gravatar image

updated 2014-04-02 08:45:31 -0600

The puppet master install is failing with error "There was an error running the installation." After checking logs it fails on "STEP 4: INSTALL PACKAGES" after command:

* yum clean all --enablerepo=puppet-enterprise-installer --disablerepo=''
Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper
There are no enabled repos.
Run "yum repolist all" to see the repos you have.
You can enable repos with yum-config-manager --enable repo

To understand what commands are supposed to be executed I ran the installer with --noop. When executing with --noop (-n) the following commands are supposed to be executed next but are never attempted (when the installer is executed without ... (more)

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When you execute with --noop the commands dont get executed as you asked for "no operation, noop". As a suggestion, add a --debug, so you can see more of what ...(more)

frederik gravatar imagefrederik ( 2014-04-01 21:17:03 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-04-09 09:21:25 -0600

I had this very same problem today (and ["BIG CAVEAT"] without really knowing what I was doing), I went into the 'utilities' script and found the line with;

yum clean all --enablerepo=puppet-enterprise-installer --disablerepo='*'

and reversed the enable/disable options to the following;

yum clean all --disablerepo='*' --enablerepo=puppet-enterprise-installer

This change has allowed the installer script to carry on past this problem but as its my first Puppet Master install I'm yet to verify if the complete install is actually then successful or not.

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