Enabling Active Directory authentication for Puppet Console Authentication

As part of my Puppet Master server installation I wanted to enable Active Directory authentication based on the membership of security group to restrict access to the console rather than using the default local console authentication mechanism. Firstly, you are required to disable the console authentication by running the following with elevated root privelages: sudo … More Enabling Active Directory authentication for Puppet Console Authentication

Installing Puppet Master Role on Ubuntu LTS

I am currently investigating the use of Puppet Enterprise and integration with CloudFormation in order to deploy infrastructure with Amazon EC2. The below describes the steps to install Puppet Master on Ubuntu  Server 12.04.1 LTS.   1) Download the Puppet Enterprise for the tarball specific to the Ubuntu operating system from http://info.puppetlabs.com/download-pe.html.         2) Extract the contents … More Installing Puppet Master Role on Ubuntu LTS