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Puppet Essentials by Felix Frank

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Troubleshooting SSL issues

Among the most frustrating issues, especially for new users, are problems with the agent's SSL handshake. Such errors are especially troublesome because Puppet cannot always offer very helpful analysis in its logs—the problems occur in the SSL library functions, and the application cannot examine the circumstances.

Note

The online documentation at Puppet Labs has a Troubleshooting section that has some advice concerning SSL-related issues as well at https://docs.puppetlabs.com/guides/troubleshooting.html.

SSL errors are reported by the agent just like other failures:

Troubleshooting SSL issues

The agent opines that the CRL it receives from the master ...

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