Puppetfile to configure install a module

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I'm using R10K, I want to install a puppet module on my master server using a Puppet file.

I have added the following to Puppetfile:

mod 'puppetlabs-certregen', '0.2.0'

I then run puppet agent -t on the server. looks like this is successful, in that the commands in my manifest are run, but when I run puppet certregen healthcheck the module doesn't seem to be installed.

How can I install this puppet module using a puppetfile?

Aug 6, 2019 in Puppet by Karan
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edited Aug 6, 2019 by Karan 849 views

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The Puppetfile is like a Ruby Gemfile, Python requirements.txt: it records dependancies which are then installed by a different tool. 

For Puppetfiles, this is r10k. 

It's archived here https://puppet.com/docs/pe/2018.1/puppetfile.html 

You can likewise straightforwardly download the module with the command line:

puppet module install puppetlabs-certregen
Notice: Downloading from https://forgeapi.puppet.com ...
Notice: Installing -- do not interrupt ...
└─┬ puppetlabs-certregen (v0.2.0)
  └── puppetlabs-stdlib (v4.17.1)
answered Aug 6, 2019 by Sirajul
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