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Puppet (2005) is an open-core software configuration management tool available since 2005. It runs on many Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows, and includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration.



Example puppet file[edit]

file {'/tmp/my-example-ip':                                            # resource type file and filename
  ensure  => present,                                               # make sure it exists
  mode    => '0644',                                                # file permissions
  content => "My Public IP Address is: ${ipaddress_eth0}.\n",  # note the ipaddress_eth0 fact

See also Ansible lineinfile module


  1. Read Puppet release notes: https://puppet.com/docs/puppet/latest/release_notes_puppet.html
  2. Read Puppet source code: https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet
  3. Read https://blog.csanchez.org/2012/03/22/introduction-to-puppet/

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