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Introduction to Puppet 3

SRV-160 (3 Days)

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Puppet 3 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Puppet 3 course teaches students how to use Puppet to automate server setups and to manage websites, databases, and desktops. Attendees learn how to seamlessly integrate Puppet and to keep the system constantly up to date with automated daily maintenance tasks.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Puppet 3 Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Install and configure the Puppet environment
  • Run Puppet on multiple servers
  • Deploy configuration files and templates for lightning-fast installations
  • Create and monitor reports and information
  • Manage user accounts, security, access control, and scheduled jobs
  • Learn the best practices for organizing your Puppet code using Git

Puppet 3 Training Outline

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Introduction to Puppet
The problem
Solving the problem
Infrastructure as code
What is Puppet?
First steps with Puppet
What you'll need
Preparing for Puppet
Installing Puppet
Your first manifest
Organizing your manifests
Creating a directory structure
Creating a node declaration
Packages, Files, and Services
Packages
Installing Nginx
Modules
Creating an Nginx module
Making a "puppet apply" command
Services
Adding the Nginx service
Files
Deploying a virtual host
Managing Puppet with Git
What is version control?
Importing your manifests into Git
Committing and inspecting changes
Distributing Puppet manifests
Creating a master Git repo
Cloning the repo to a new machine
Adding a new node
Pushing changes to the master repo
Automatic pull-and-apply script
Learning more about Git
Managing users
Users
Creating a user
Access control
Adding an SSH authorized key
Deploying an SSH configuration file
User privileges
deploying a sudoers file
Tasks and templates
Running commands with exec resources
Running an arbitrary command
Scheduled tasks
Scheduling a backup
Distributing files
Using a recursive file resource
Using templates
Templating an Nginx virtual host
Definitions and Classes
Grouping resources into arrays
Definitions
Creating a definition for Nginx websites
Classes
Creating an NTP class
Expressions and Logic
Conditionals
Expressions
Regular expressions
Arrays and hashes
Reporting and troubleshooting
Reporting
Generating a report
Debug output
Monitoring
Errors
Moving on Up
Puppet style
Puppet learning resources
Projects
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SRV-160

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees should have extensive experience administering the operating system with which they’re using Puppet.  By default, this class is taught on Linux.

Training Materials:

All students receive a copy of Packt's Puppet 3 Beginner's Guide and related courseware.

Software Requirements:

Specifications would be provided for creating a virtual machine with Puppet Enterprise.  On request, we can provide a Linux virtual machine into which you can install Puppet during the training.

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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