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Puppet 3.8.x EOL imminent!

Just a friendly PSA that Puppet 3.x reached its end of life on December 31, 2016. I suggest upgrading to an LTS release for access to bug fixes and security updates after December 31, 2016. If you have not yet updated, you should make that a priority! Update: As of... Read more…

  • 01 Oct 2020
    Contributing a pull request

    Coming soon; instructions on completing a pull request. Read more…

  • 30 Sep 2020
    Validating a module on a newer Puppet version

    Puppet modules declare their own Puppet version support. In other words, the module developer will use the metadata.json file to indicate the Puppet versions they have tested against. Most notably, that means that a module not declaring support for the latest version of Puppet does not necessarily mean that it... Read more…

  • 10 Jun 2020
    Gathering metrics with a new Dropsonde plugin

    I’ve been working on the Dropsonde telemetry framework for the Puppet ecosystem for a while. If you’ve followed any of its development, you likely already know that the main focus is on providing community value and maintaining privacy and transparency. Along those lines, the data it generates is public and... Read more…