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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 5.4.0, Puppet 5.3.1, Puppet 5.2.0, Puppet 5.1.0, and Puppet 5.0.0 release notes.

Puppet agent 5.5.1

Released April 17, 2018.

This release of Puppet Platform contains several new features and bug fixes.

Component updates

This release includes component updates to [Puppet 5.5.1][], Facter 3.11.1, Hiera 3.4.3, MCollective 2.12.1, pxp-agent 1.9.1, and LTH 1.4.1.

Platform updates

This release removes packages for Fedora 25, macOS 10.10 and 10.11, Scientific Linux 5, and Windows Vista.

Security updates

  • Updates curl to version 7.59.0. (PA-1913)

Bug fixes

  • MCollective now relies only on its internal log rotation rather than also using logrotate config. This prevents conflicting rotation and simplifies the config. (PA-1908)

  • Log rotation under systemd correctly signals pxp-agent to re-open the log file. (PCP-834)

New features

  • puppet-agent 5.5.1 and above now ships the hiera-eyaml 2.1.0, highline 1.6.21, and trollop 2.1.2 Ruby gems in the shared gem directory. (PA-1925)

Puppet agent 5.5.0

Released March 20, 2018.

This release of Puppet Platform contains several new features and bug fixes.

Component updates

This release includes component updates to Puppet 5.5.0, Facter 3.11.0, MCollective 2.12.0, and pxp-agent 1.9.0.

Platform updates

This release adds packages for Fedora 27.

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