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Some queries regarding puppet cloud provisioner

asked 2013-03-25 11:57:12 -0600

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Please excuse me if my question sounds dumb to you as I am very new to Puppet.

(1) Can I use puppet cloud provisioner via API

(2) Can I add other cloud providers (other than Amazon Ec2) to cloud provisioner

(3) Can I use cloud provisioner to load an existing image- eg on Amazon EC2 into a new machine, rather than running puppet commands to build the new machine?

Thanks, Arvind.

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answered 2013-07-01 07:41:32 -0600

  1. What kind of API do you need? Puppet Cloud Provisioner can be accessed through command-line interface, does that count as an API?

  2. As far as I know, no. Though I guess you can connect to any cloud provider, which implements EC2 API e.g. backed by Open-Stack.

  3. If you don't need to run puppet on your new machines, then why do you need to use Puppet Cloud Provisioner? AWS has already good enough API and if you don't need Puppet you can use that API directly. You can use Fog library (same one is used by Puppet Cloud ...

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