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How to change how often agents "check-in"?

asked 2013-04-09 10:59:37 -0500

Red Cricket gravatar image

Hi, I am evaluating PE 2.7 and I am testing a couple of things on the PE Master and I then I have to wait 30 minutes for the agents to "check-in" and do their 'catalog runs'. How can I change things so that clients check-in every 10 minutes?

Thanks!

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Did runinterval work out for you?

Ancillas gravatar imageAncillas ( 2013-04-11 14:26:22 -0500 )edit

yes thanks!

Red Cricket gravatar imageRed Cricket ( 2013-04-11 14:38:42 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-09 11:44:11 -0500

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You can run puppet any time you want using puppet agent -td on the client.

To change the interval, edit puppet.conf

runinterval = 600

See the doc. for more config details.

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answered 2015-08-11 02:51:25 -0500

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In /etc/puppet/puppet.conf under [agent] section put;

runinterval = 600

The puppet agent (puppet service) does not need a restart if it is already running. If not, then start the service as;

service puppet start

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