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This module adds a ODBC System DSN for a MS SQL 2008 or 2012 database.


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Version information

  • 0.3.1 (latest)
  • 0.3.0 (deleted)
released Aug 18th 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'creativeview-mssql_system_dsn', '0.3.1'
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bolt module add creativeview-mssql_system_dsn
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install creativeview-mssql_system_dsn --version 0.3.1

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Tags: windows, mssql, odbc, dsn


creativeview/mssql_system_dsn — version 0.3.1 Aug 18th 2014

Microsoft SQL ODBC System DSN puppet module.

This module adds a ODBC System DSN for a MS SQL 2005, 2008 or 2012 database. This has been tested on Windows Server 2012.


Run this code on your puppet node using the Puppet Module Tool:

$ puppet module install creativeview/mssql_system_dsn

This module depends on puppetlabs/registry >= 0.1.1


Example usage:

class {'mssql_system_dsn':
        dsn_name => 'vcenter',
        db_name => 'vcdb',
        db_server_ip => '',
        sql_version => '2012',
        dsn_64bit => true,
sql_version parameter options
Value Driver
2012 SQL Server Native Client 11.0 - sqlncli11.dll
2008 SQL Server Native Client 10.0 - sqlncli10.dll
SQLNativeClient SQL Native Client - sqlncli.dll