Liam Bennett

Liam Bennett

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puppet

8 minute read

In part 1 of this series of posts I discussed some of the challenges when writing modules for puppet on windows: documentation, packging, ISOs and reboots. In part 2 I will discuss how I learnt about this, about the modules that I have written, the learning outcomes and about contributing to the forge.

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One of the more recent patterns in structuring out puppet manifests is: roles and profiles [1] [2]. The summary is this: profiles are a collection of classes/modules and roles are a collection of profiles. Having started to re-factor our own infratructure with this pattern recently there was one question that cam immediately to mind .. what’s next?

10 minute read

I have recently spent some time working with puppet, in particular working on writing modules for Windows and I wanted to share some of my thoughts and experiences that I learnt along the way.

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