Couchdb facts terminus for Puppet

Published on 21 November 2010 by

Starting in Puppet 2.6, its possible to store all facts in a couchdb database.

Installation for CentOS 5.x

  1. ensure that epel, base and updates yum repos are enabled:
  2. install couchdb

    yum install couchdb
    
  3. ensure that rubygem is installed

    yum install rubygems
    
  4. install gcc

    yum install gcc
    
  5. Install couchrest 1.0.0 (note: 1.0.1 does not work with ruby 1.8.5)

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Puppetcast: New Puppet Dashboard features

Published on 18 November 2010 by

Here's the latest cast by Nan Liu with a short drive-by of some of the recent improvements to the Puppet Dashboard.

  • Expand on daily run status to be beyond 30 days
  • Set timezone
  • Nodes no longer reporting - timeframe can be changed

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