Getting started on *nix

Welcome to Puppet Enterprise (PE) getting started for *nix users. Whether you’re setting up a PE installation for actual deployment or want to learn some fundamentals of configuration management with PE, this series of guides provides the steps you need to get up and running relatively quickly.

We’ll walk you through the setup of a monolithic installation and show you how to automate some basic tasks that sysadmins regularly perform.

The guides present tasks in the order that you would most likely perform them. See the prerequisite sections in each guide to ensure you have the required setup.