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Manage boot loader configuration with grubby


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Version information

  • 0.3.2 (latest)
  • 0.3.1
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.2
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.2
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1 (deleted)
released Apr 29th 2022
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2023.2.x, 2023.1.x, 2023.0.x, 2021.7.x, 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x
  • Puppet >= 5.0.0 < 8.0.0
  • , , ,

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'atsonkov-grubby', '0.3.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add atsonkov-grubby
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install atsonkov-grubby --version 0.3.2

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: kernel, grub, grubby


atsonkov/grubby — version 0.3.2 Apr 29th 2022


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with grubby
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


The Grubby Puppet module allows for managing the GRUB configuration using Grubby


What grubby affects

This module can be used to manage the boot loader configuration like setting default kernel, add or remove kernel arguments.

It modifies mostly the files under /boot.

Beginning with grubby

include ::grubby


Examples are provided in the


Please check


This module should work with all platforms that can use grubby for managing their configuration, but is primary developed for and tested on RHEL 8.


Please use Puppet Development kit (pdk)

Validate syntax

pdk validate

Run unit tests

pdk test unit

For details on how to add code comments and generate documentation with Strings, see the Puppet Strings documentation and style guide

Preparation for release: Please check