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Puppet module for postgresql wal-e


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Version information

  • 0.4.2 (latest)
  • 0.4.1
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.6
  • 0.1.5
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  • 0.1.3
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  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Nov 22nd 2017
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'af6140-wal_e', '0.4.2'
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bolt module add af6140-wal_e
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install af6140-wal_e --version 0.4.2

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af6140/wal_e — version 0.4.2 Nov 22nd 2017



Postgresql wal_e puppet module, install wal-e backup program from source or through pip. Some parts are based on chef module from wal-e project.

It supports cron job setup for base backup.

Most functionality has been tested on Centos 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.


env_dir of Daemontools package is required to ease setup of environment variables for different storage backends. Module user need to install it as dependency.

Python and pip dependencies will be installed, documented at wal_e github page.

Depends on the cloud storage backend, configuration is required.


class {'wal_e':
 env_dir => '/etc/wal-e.d' #default to this folder
 user => 'postgres',
 group => 'postgres',
 storage_type => 'aws' #default to aws
 storage_configs => {
   's3_prefix' => 's3://dummy',
   'aws_secret_key' => '',
   'aws_access_key' => '',
   'aws_region' => 'us-east-1',