Pro Puppet

Pro Puppet

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Pro Puppet is an in-depth guide to installing, using, and developing the popular configuration management tool Puppet. The book is a comprehensive follow-up to the previous title Pulling Strings with Puppet. Puppet provides a way to automate everything from user management to server configuration. You'll learn how to create Puppet recipes, extend Puppet, and use Facter to gather configuration data from your servers.

Puppet is a must-have tool for system administrators, and Pro Puppet will teach you how to maximize its capabilities and customize it for your environment.

Install and configure Puppet to immediately start automating tasks and create reporting solutions
Learn insider tricks and techniques to better manage your infrastructure
Become a Puppet expert!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 22.86mm | 636g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • XVII, 336 p.
  • 1430230576
  • 9781430230571
  • 339,294

Table of contents

Getting Started with Puppet
Building Hosts with Puppet
Working with Environments
Puppet Scalability
Externalizing Puppet Configuration
Exporting and Storing Configuration
Puppet Consoles: Dashboard and The Foreman
Tools and Integration
Reporting with Puppet
Extending Facter and Puppet
Marionette Collective
Working with Puppet
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About James Turnbull

James Turnbull is the author of five technical books about open source software and a longtime member of the open source community. James authored the first and second books about Puppet, and works for Puppet Labs, running client services. James speaks regularly at conferences including OSCON,, FOSDEM, OpenSourceBridge, DevOpsDays and a number of others. He is a past president of Linux Australia, has run and serves on the program committee of and OSCON. James is Australian but currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, and most recently the Portland Timbers association football team.
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