Monday, April 27, 2020

Install Java 11 using Puppet on Agent - Create Puppet Manifest to Install Java 11 on Ubuntu

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

Here below are the steps for installing Java 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 6.2.0
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_agent_node_private_dns_name' {
        include lamp

        class { 
           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

once you installed, type java -version to confirm Java version

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