Puppet Platform 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 backward-incompatible changes
  • Y may increase for backward-compatible new functionality
  • Z may increase for bug fixes

The puppet-agent package installs the latest version of Puppet 5.

Also of interest: About Agent, and the Puppet 5.2.0, Puppet 5.1.0, and Puppet 5.0.0 release notes.

Puppet agent 5.3.2

Released October 5, 2017.

This is a bug-fix release of Puppet Platform that adds a new disable_i18n setting to optionally disable some internationalized strings for improved performance.

Component updates

This release includes a component update to Puppet 5.3.2.

Puppet agent 5.3.1

Released October 2, 2017.

This is a feature and bug-fix release of Puppet Platform that also adds new operating system packages. There was no packaged release of Puppet agent 5.3.0; version 5.3.1 is the first packaged release of the 5.3.x series.

Component updates

This release includes component updates to Puppet 5.3.1, Facter 3.9.2, MCollective 2.11.3, and pxp-agent 1.8.0.

Platform updates

This release adds packages for Fedora 26, and for SLES 12 on POWER architectures. It also removes packages for Fedora 24, which entered end-of-life status on August 8, 2017.

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