Puppet Enterprise 2017.3

This selection of common configuration tasks gives you just a sample of the things you can manage with Puppet Enterprise. These steps provide an excellent introduction to the capabilities of PE.

PE enables you to manage processes like time syncing, elevated privileges, and firewall rules from one central location.

Managing NTP with PE

NTP is one of the most crucial, yet easiest, services to configure and manage with PE. Follow this guide to properly get time synced across all your PE-managed nodes.

Managing a DNS nameserver with PE

This guide provides instructions for getting started managing a simple DNS nameserver file with PE. A nameserver ensures that the “human-readable” names you type in your browser (for example, google.com) can be resolved to IP addresses that computers can read.

Managing SSH with Puppet

This guide provides instructions for getting started managing SSH across your PE deployment using a module from the Puppet Forge.

Managing sudo with PE

Managing sudo on your agent nodes allows you to control which system users have access to elevated privileges. This guide provides instructions for getting started managing sudo privileges across your nodes, using a module from the Puppet Forge in conjunction with a simple module you will write.

Managing firewalls with PE

Follow the steps in this guide to get started managing firewall rules with a simple module you’ll write that defines those rules.

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