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Puppet Upstart module


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Version information

  • 0.0.2 (latest)
released Jul 24th 2014

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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'deversus-upstart', '0.0.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add deversus-upstart
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install deversus-upstart --version 0.0.2

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Tags: upstart


deversus/upstart — version 0.0.2 Jul 24th 2014

Puppet Module for Upstart

This module manages Upstart job configurations and the resulting services. It includes support for enabling Upstart's per-user jobs.

Basic Usage

class { 'upstart':
  user_jobs => true,

Or simply:

include upstart

Creating a job and enabline the service

upstart::job { 'test_service':
  description    => "This is an example upstart service",
  version        => "3626f2",
  respawn        => true,
  respawn_limit  => '5 10',
  user           => 'app-user',
  group          => 'app-user',
  chdir          => '/path/to/app',
  exec           => "",


Copyright and License

Copyright (C) 2012 Brad Ison

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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