Installing Puppet agents

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Install a Puppet Enterprise agent to regularly pull configuration catalogs from a Puppet master, and apply them to your target Linux or Windows nodes. The agent maintains the node configuration you want.

Parameter Description
cacert_content The master CA certificate content (optional). If not specified, the master's identity is not verified during the agent installation.
certname The unique certificate name for the Puppet agent (optional).
custom_attribute The custom attribute setting added to puppet.conf and included in the custom_attributes section of csr_attributes.yaml.
Important: Values must be entered as an array.
dns_alt_names The alternative DNS names for generating the agent certificate.
environment The environment to install with the Puppet agent (optional).
extension_request The extension attribute setting added to puppet.conf and included in the extension_requests section of csr_attributes.yaml.
Important: Values must be entered as an array.
master The required hostname for the Puppet master. The FQDN must be fully resolvable by the node on which you're installing the agent.
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