In this chapter, we will configure and enable the orchestration tool that shipped as part of Puppet 4: the Marionette Collective, or MCollective. You’ll learn how to use MCollective to control the Puppet agent on your nodes.
puppet kickin the past, you are likely aware that Puppet Labs has obsoleted and has removed support for it in Puppet 4. The MCollective Puppet agent replaces Puppet kick in both the community and Puppet Enterprise product lines, and provides significantly more features and functionality.
In this section, you will:
Puppet Labs provides Yum and Apt repositories containing packages for the MCollective server, clients, and some officially supported plugins. This community repository supplements the OS vendor repositories for the more popular Linux distributions. ...