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Puppet module to manage Molly-Guard installation and configuration


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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Dec 23rd 2016
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise >= 3.2.0 < 5.0.0
  • Puppet >= 3.0.0 < 5.0.0
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'echoes-molly_guard', '0.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add echoes-molly_guard
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install echoes-molly_guard --version 0.1.1

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echoes/molly_guard — version 0.1.1 Dec 23rd 2016


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Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with molly_guard
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  6. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  7. Development - Guide for contributing to the module
  8. Contributors


Puppet module to manage Molly-Guard installation and configuration.

Module Description

This module installs and configures Molly-Guard.


Beginning with molly_guard

include ::molly_guard


Always query hostanme

class { 'molly_guard':
  always_query_hostanme => true,



Public classes

  • molly_guard: Main class, includes all other classes.

Private classes

  • molly_guard::params: Sets parameter defaults per operating system.
  • molly_guard::install: Handles the packages.
  • molly_guard::config: Handles the configuration file.


The following parameters are available in the ::molly_guard class:


Specifies whether always ask for the hostname, even if no SSH session was detected. Valid options: 'true' or 'false'. Default value: 'false'


Tells Puppet whether the Molly-Guard package should be installed, and what version. Valid options: 'present', 'latest', or a specific version number. Default value: 'present'


Tells Puppet what Molly-Guard package to manage. Valid options: string. Default value: 'molly_guard'


Debian family OSes are officially supported. Tested and built on Debian.


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