Puppet can certainly install and manage the Docker service for you, just as it can any other software, but it can also do a lot more. It can download and run Docker images, build images from Dockerfiles, mount files and directories on the container, and manage Docker volumes and networks. We'll see how to do all these things in this chapter.
Before we do anything else, we'll need to install Docker on our node (using Puppet, of course). The
puppetlabs/docker_platform module is ideal for this.
r10kmodule management tool, as shown in Chapter 7, Mastering modules, you're all set. Otherwise, run the following command to install
sudo gem install r10k