Puppet 4.8 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 4.8 release notes.

Puppet agent 1.8.3

Released January 19, 2017.

Component updates

This is a bug fix release, that includes Puppet 4.8.2, and Facter 3.5.1.

Puppet agent 1.8.2

Released December 6, 2016.

Component updates

This is a bug fix release that only updates pxp-agent. All other components remain the same from the previous release.

Puppet agent 1.8.1

Released November 22, 2016.

Component updates

This is a minor release in the Puppet agent 1.8 series. It is primarily a maintenance and bug fix release, with an update to Puppet 4.8.1.

Puppet agent 1.8.0

Released November 1, 2016.

Component updates

Puppet agent 1.8.0 includes feature releases Puppet 4.8.0, and Facter 3.5.0, as well as Hiera 3.2.2, MCollective 2.9.1, and pxp-agent 1.3.0.

New platforms

Packages now available for the following platforms:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • macOS Sierra
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