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Learning Puppet for Windows Server by Fuat Ulugay

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Chapter 8. Installing Software and Updates

In this last chapter, we will learn how to install, update, and uninstall a software. We will also automate these processes as much as possible. You will learn the following topics:

  • How to install a software with Puppet
  • What is Chocolatey
  • How to install and update a software with Chocolatey
  • How to use Chocolatey and Puppet together to install/update the mostly used softwares
  • How to update Puppet agents
  • How to uninstall a software using Chocolatey

Installing a software with package resource

We will begin by understanding how to install a software with Puppet. Here, the idea is to create one class to install the application on all the hosts, so that you do not need to repeat the task on hundreds of computers.

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