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Speaking Puppet

Abstract

In Chapter 2, we installed the Puppet master daemon and a Puppet client, and connected our first node to the master. In the process of connecting that first node, we also created a basic site manifest in the site.pp file. Our first manifest was simple and set the user and group ownership and the permissions of the /etc/passwd file. But Puppet is capable of much more than simply setting the permissions of a single file. It can install packages, ensure services are configured correctly and started (or stopped), configure applications, and perform numerous other functions.

Keywords

Resource Type Virtual Resource Server Variable File Resource Configuration Resource 
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© James Turnbull 2007

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