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2018-12-02 16:23:17 -0600 commented question How do I template a large config file?

That being said, it's common practice just to accept a hashed array and 'pump and dump' the content into the config file

2018-12-02 16:22:10 -0600 commented question How do I template a large config file?

What I do is try to duplicate the layout of the file from (in my case) an RPM. For example, /etc/named.conf for BIND co

2018-10-31 06:38:13 -0600 answered a question can a rhel 6 puppet master manage a rhel 7 node

No problem whatsoever. In fact, my Puppet server is still on RHEL 6.

2018-10-03 18:34:38 -0600 commented question Blocking root access to a docker container(Centos7) using puppet.

Also, I don't think docker containers 'remember' any settings when you restart them.

2018-10-03 18:33:41 -0600 commented question Blocking root access to a docker container(Centos7) using puppet.

Couldn't you do the same in the Dockerfile? I'm no docker expert but if all you want to do is set /sbin/nologin for the

2018-10-03 18:31:14 -0600 commented question How to sync "data" and "manifest" folders between all agents

You could create an RPM that has all of the modules that you need contained within the RPM itself. Of course, I'm assum

2018-09-22 10:08:24 -0600 commented question Learning VM Roles and Profiles issue

You'll need to create a 'pasture' directory under manifest directory and then create the db.pp file.

2018-09-22 10:06:16 -0600 commented question Learning VM Roles and Profiles issue

Don't forget, 'role' is the module name. You'll need to create a 'pasture' directory under manifests and then create th

2018-07-17 07:29:34 -0600 commented question Running puppet on multiple agents (=machines)

At the risk of incurring the wrath of the Puppet community: Ansible will do nicely. The log file to "C:" implies that

2018-07-17 07:28:22 -0600 commented question Running puppet on multiple agents (=machines)

At the risk of incurring the wrath of the Puppet community: Ansible will do nicely. However, you could always use pass

2018-07-17 07:27:58 -0600 commented question Running puppet on multiple agents (=machines)

At the risk of incurring the wrath of the Puppet community: Ansible will do nicely. However, you could always use pass

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2018-06-22 06:05:09 -0600 commented question question regarding include -- need to have separate modules due to CIS implementation

Why aren't you using the NTP module, 'puppetlabs-ntp'? It seems to me you're reinventing the NTP wheel here, so-to-spea

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2018-06-04 19:32:39 -0600 asked a question Puppet not finding facts in manifests but 'facter <fact>' from the command line works just fine.

Puppet not finding facts in manifests but 'facter <fact>' from the command line works just fine. I've got multiple

2018-06-04 19:06:03 -0600 asked a question Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 500 on SERVER: Server Error: Evaluation Error: Error while evaluating a Function Call, undefined method `top_of_stack' for Puppet::Pops::PuppetStack:Module

Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 500 on SERVER: Server Error: Evaluation Error: Error while e

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2018-05-29 16:26:19 -0600 commented answer Yum group install failing but manual command is working.

Wierd. The @smart-card works fine for me. I'll try to find out why @gnome-desktop-environment doesn't work.

2018-05-29 07:55:00 -0600 commented question How do I avoid node level hiera data? How much do you use node hiera data?

In addition, I use node level hiera data all the time to solve 'snowflake' issues. I think Puppet is recommending that

2018-05-29 07:19:02 -0600 commented question How do I avoid node level hiera data? How much do you use node hiera data?

Rather than change puppet behavior, change the way you deploy puppet code. Why don't you take a more DEVOPS-ish approa

2018-05-29 07:14:13 -0600 answered a question please I am using puppet 5.5 I have a module and I need to apply it to all nodes ; what should I do ; please help me

Take the class { 'snmp': } out of every node definition and put it on the first line of your site.pp file.

2018-05-29 07:01:44 -0600 edited answer Yum group install failing but manual command is working.

Instead of running an exec, you can use the package resource with the name of the "shortened group name". I don't have

2018-05-29 07:01:27 -0600 edited answer Yum group install failing but manual command is working.

Instead of running an exec, you can use the package resource with the name of the "shortened group name". I don't have

2018-05-29 07:01:04 -0600 edited answer Yum group install failing but manual command is working.

Instead of running an exec, you can use the package resource with the name of the "shortened group name". I don't have

2018-05-29 07:00:35 -0600 answered a question Yum group install failing but manual command is working.

Instead of running an exec, you can use the package resource with the name of the "shortened group name". I don't have

2018-05-14 09:29:22 -0600 commented question Error: /Stage[main]/Apache2::Service/Service[Apache2]: Could not evaluate: Could not find init script or upstart conf file for 'Apache2'

I second that. Take it from someone who did a lot of work to invent an Apache module only to find out one already exist

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2018-02-26 13:17:45 -0600 asked a question Puppet 4 Open Source End of Life (EOL)

Puppet 4 Open Source End of Life (EOL) I'm trying to find out when Puppet 4 goes end of life. Red Hat Satellite 6.3 no

2017-11-26 05:47:14 -0600 answered a question Issues synching yum.puppetlabs.com repo through Red Hat Satellite

To my understanding, Red Hat Satellite must be installed on RHEL7. I don't think it's supported on RHEL6.

2017-10-02 07:27:16 -0600 answered a question can puppet-agent be configured to run ONLY on port 443?

https://docs.puppet.com/puppet/latest/configuration.html#masterport

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2017-06-18 20:33:59 -0600 commented question Is there support for Puppet on Oracle Linux/SPARC?

I built Puppet server and 'client' stuff from source RPMs for Red Hat 6 and 7 on zLinux/zVM. I have had zero issues in

2017-06-15 21:16:42 -0600 answered a question How to execute two commands one after the other in puppet program

You could pipe the STDOUT from the gzip command directly to tar and avoid two separate commands: gunzip --to-stdout /op

2017-05-02 06:17:38 -0600 commented question How to handle renamed or removed package versions from package manager (yum, apt, etc)?

Assuming linux, you could mirror the repository internally That way you can control what files are a part of the reposi

2017-04-21 10:17:39 -0600 edited answer How to copy and install 3 different files from puppet master to 3 different locations , plz help

source => "puppet:///module/filename-${environment}.sh", Should do the trick on line #6 where you have filename-a.sh

2017-04-21 06:28:30 -0600 commented answer How to copy and install 3 different files from puppet master to 3 different locations , plz help

Ah, yes. I didn't catch that. I was focused on using the ${environment} variable.

2017-04-21 05:22:49 -0600 answered a question How to copy and install 3 different files from puppet master to 3 different locations , plz help

source => "puppet:///module/files/filename-${environment}.sh", Should do the trick on line #6 where you have filena

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2017-04-21 05:22:32 -0600 edited answer How to copy and install 3 different files from puppet master to 3 different locations , plz help

source => "puppet:///module/files/filename-${environment}.sh", Should do the trick on line #6 where you have filena

2017-04-21 05:21:43 -0600 edited answer How to copy and install 3 different files from puppet master to 3 different locations , plz help

source => "puppet://module/files/filename-${environment}.sh", Should do the trick on line #6 where you have filename