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Puppet module for managing freetds


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Version information

  • 1.1.0 (latest)
  • 1.0.0
released Jun 9th 2016
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ceh-freetds', '1.1.0'
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bolt module add ceh-freetds
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ceh-freetds --version 1.1.0

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ceh/freetds — version 1.1.0 Jun 9th 2016


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This is the freetds module. It installs the freetds driver and manages database connections which use it

Module Description

FreeTDS is a set of libraries for Unix and Linux which allow applications to natively talk to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase databases. Anything which comunicates over the Tabular Data Stream protocol.

This module will install the freetds packages and manage odbcinst.ini file to register the driver. You can also specify the hostnames of database source which you which to connect to using freetds. This will create a system wide DSN which you can use during in your applications connection strings for database setups.


What FreeTDS affects

  • Installs the freetds-dev, freetds-bin and tdsodbc packages
  • Installs unixodbc and unixodbc-dev pacakges
  • Manages the /etc/freetds/freetds.conf file
  • Manages the /etc/odbcinst.ini file
  • Manages database entries in /etc/odbc.ini


Install the FreeTDS driver and register it

include freetds

Manage a dsn entry for for

freetds::db { 'DatabaseDSN' :
  host => '',


This module requires puppetlabs/inifile for managing tds + odbc configuration files


This module has been tested on ubuntu (12.04, 14.04) lts


Christopher Johnson -