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Puppet 4.10 Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by John Arundel

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Chapter 2. Creating your first manifests

Beginnings are such delicate times.

—Frank Herbert, Dune

In this chapter, you'll learn how to write your first manifest with Puppet, and how to put Puppet to work configuring a server. You'll also understand how Puppet compiles and applies a manifest. You'll see how to use Puppet to manage the contents of files, how to install packages, and how to control services.

Creating your first manifests

Hello, Puppet – your first Puppet manifest

The first example program in any programming language, by tradition, prints hello, world. Although we can do that easily in Puppet, let's do something a little more ambitious, and have Puppet create a ...

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