Thursday, March 19, 2020

Install Java using Puppet on Agent - Create Puppet Manifest to Install Java on Ubuntu

Puppet is a software configuration management tool, used for managing software stack on servers. Java 8 also can be managed using Puppet.

Here below are the steps for installing Java 8 using Puppet on Ubuntu:

First install Java modules on Puppet Master using sudo command.

Step 1
sudo /opt/puppetlabs/bin/puppet module install puppetlabs-java --version 2.2.0


The above command will install Java module on Puppet Master.

Step 2
After that change the manifest in site.pp file in Puppet Master by executing the below command:

sudo vi /etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/production/manifests/site.pp


node 'target_node_private_dns_name' {
class { 

    'java':
    distribution => 'jre',
   }
}



Step 3
Now go to Puppet Agent node and apply the changes by executing the below command:

sudo /opt/puppetlabs/bin/puppet agent --test

Step 4
Check the Java version in the Agent by typing the below command:
java -version

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