Running tasks in PE

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Use the orchestrator to set up jobs in the console or on the command line and run Bolt tasks across systems in your infrastructure.

Running a task does not update your Puppet configuration. If you run a task that changes the state of a resource that Puppet is managing, a subsequent Puppet run changes the state of that resource back to what is defined in your Puppet configuration. For example, if you use a task to update the version of a managed package, the version of that package is reset to whatever is specified in a manifest on the next Puppet run.

Note: If you have set up compilers and you want to use tasks, you must either set master_uris or your server_list on agents to point to your compilers. This setting is described in the section on configuring compilers for orchestrator scale.
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