Forge Home


To Download, Archive & Install Apache ActiveMQ 5.9.0


8,713 latest version

1.6 quality score

We run a couple of automated
scans to help you access a
module's quality. Each module is
given a score based on how well
the author has formatted their
code and documentation and
modules are also checked for
malware using VirusTotal.

Please note, the information below
is for guidance only and neither of
these methods should be considered
an endorsement by Puppet.

Version information

  • 0.6.0 (latest)
  • 0.5.0 (deleted)
  • 0.4.0 (deleted)
  • 0.3.0 (deleted)
  • 0.2.0 (deleted)
  • 0.1.0 (deleted)
released Mar 15th 2016
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.8.4 < 5.0.0
  • CentOS, Debian

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'benforge-activemq', '0.6.0'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add benforge-activemq
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install benforge-activemq --version 0.6.0

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.



benforge/activemq — version 0.6.0 Mar 15th 2016

ActiveMQ Puppet Module


Puppet Module to download, extract & install Apache ActiveMQ 5.9.0 version.

Module Description

ActiveMQ puppet module manage to download apache-activemq version 5.9.0 from apache website, extract and finally start the ActiveMQ in the puppet agent.


Create a puppet manifest in the puppet master.

Include the activemq package inside the manifest.

    include activemq

Retrieve the catalog changes from puppet agent in case if its manually configured or wait for the runtime interval configured in case if its automatically configured.

    puppet agent -t -d

Restart the shell or terminal after activemq package is installed. This will set the path of apache-activemq-5.9.0 in the default environment path variable.

      content => 'export PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/opt/apache-activemq-5.9.0/bin/'

The activemq service is started by the below start command in the init.pp file

    start  => '/opt/apache-activemq-5.9.0/bin/activemq start'


Tested on CentOS and Debian. To be tested on other flavors.


This module is based on work by Ben Nathan and Ram Vittal.

Contact Information