Puppet 4.7 reference manual

This page lists changes to the puppet-agent package. For details about changes to components in a puppet-agent release, follow the links to those components in the package release’s notes.

The puppet-agent package’s version numbers use the format X.Y.Z, where:

  • X must increase for major backwards-incompatible changes
  • Y may increase for backwards-compatible new functionality
  • Z may increase for bug fixes

If you’re upgrading from Puppet 3.x

The puppet-agent package installs the latest version of Puppet 4. Also read the Puppet 4.0 release notes, since they cover any breaking changes since Puppet 3.8.

Also of interest: About Agent and the Puppet 4.7 release notes.

Puppet agent 1.7.2

Released January 17, 2017.

This is a maintenance release. Many components in the puppet-agent package have been updated, you can find more information on their individual release notes pages.

Component updates

Updates to compenents include Puppet 4.7.1, Facter 3.4.2, Hiera 3.2.2, MCollective 2.9.1, pxp-agent 1.2.1, and cpp-pcp-agent 1.2.1.

Puppet agent 1.7.1

Released October 20, 2016.

This is a security release, addressing vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, curl, and pxp-agent. You can read about the related CVEs in the security section.

Puppet agent 1.7.0

Released September 22, 2016.

This release updates the puppet-agent package to a new GPG signing key.

Component updates

A critical bug fix is included in Puppet 4.7.0.

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