Pro Puppet

Authors: Turnbull, James, McCune, Jeffrey

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  • Puppet is a must-have tool for system administrators. Pro Puppet will teach you how to maximize Puppet's capabilities and customize it for your environment.

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About this book

Pro Puppet is an in-depth guide to installing, using, and developing the popular configuration management tool Puppet. The book is a comprehensive follow-up to the previous title Pulling Strings with Puppet. Puppet provides a way to automate everything from user management to server configuration. You'll learn how to create Puppet recipes, extend Puppet, and use Facter to gather configuration data from your servers.

Puppet is a must-have tool for system administrators, and Pro Puppet will teach you how to maximize its capabilities and customize it for your environment.

  • Install and configure Puppet to immediately start automating tasks and create reporting solutions
  • Learn insider tricks and techniques to better manage your infrastructure
  • Become a Puppet expert!

About the authors

James Turnbull is the author of five technical books about open source software and a longtime member of the open source community. James authored the first and second books about Puppet, and works for Puppet Labs, running client services. James speaks regularly at conferences including OSCON, Linux.conf.au, FOSDEM, OpenSourceBridge, DevOpsDays and a number of others. He is a past president of Linux Australia, has run Linux.conf.au and serves on the program committee of Linux.conf.au and OSCON. James is Australian but currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, and most recently the Portland Timbers association football team.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Getting Started with Puppet

    Turnbull, James (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • Building Hosts with Puppet

    Turnbull, James (et al.)

    Pages 29-64

  • Working with Environments

    Turnbull, James (et al.)

    Pages 65-88

  • Puppet Scalability

    Turnbull, James (et al.)

    Pages 89-118

  • Externalizing Puppet Configuration

    Turnbull, James (et al.)

    Pages 119-131

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3058-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3057-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Puppet
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
James Turnbull and Jeffrey McCune
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3058-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3058-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3057-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 336
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