Posts Tagged ‘ puppet ’

mongrel based puppetmaster and strange error messages

5 January 2012
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Earlier this week I did a portsupgrade(8) on my FreeBSD puppetmaster. After the upgrade was completed, puppet stopped working and was displaying these errors: err: /File[/var/puppet/lib]: Failed to generate additional resources using ‘eval_generate’: No format match the given format name or mime-type (text/html) err: /File[/var/puppet/lib]: Could not evaluate: No format match the given format name…

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Puppet’s Exec type is lying

4 October 2011
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Using puppet, you can trigger a command after a file is updated. This works really well where I want to update the sendmail.mc file, run make sendmail.cf and then restart the sendmail process. This is exactly what I want, but it didn’t work the way I expected. Setup and Configuration I have puppet configured to…

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