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Controls motd file on unix system


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Version information

  • 0.0.4 (latest)
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1
released Nov 23rd 2014

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'alkivi-motd', '0.0.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add alkivi-motd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install alkivi-motd --version 0.0.4

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.

Tags: debian, motd


alkivi/motd — version 0.0.4 Nov 23rd 2014

Motd Module

This module will install a motd which is pluggable with other puppet module


Minimal configuration

class { motd: }

This will do the typical install, using /etc/motd

More configuration

class { motd: 
  motd    => '/etc/my_motd_file',
  headers => true/false


headers parameter apply a custom template to the head of motd

Register a module

motd::register { 'DHCP Server': }


  • This module has been tested on Debian Wheezy, Squeeze.


All the code is freely distributable under the terms of the LGPLv3 license.


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