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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Jun 5th 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise >= 3.2.2
  • Puppet >=3.2.0 <4.0.0
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'elasticsearch-logstash_reporter', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add elasticsearch-logstash_reporter
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install elasticsearch-logstash_reporter --version 0.1.0

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elasticsearch/logstash_reporter — version 0.1.0 Jun 5th 2015

#Logstash Reporter Puppet module

####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 the Logstash Reporter
  1. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  2. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  3. Development - Guide for contributing to the module
  4. Support - When you need help with this module
  5. Credits


This module manages the Logstash reporter which sends puppet reports to Logstash ( )

##Module description

The logstash_reporter module sets up and configures the reporter


###The module manages the following

  • reporter configuration file.


  • json
  • yaml
  • Master puppet.conf needs to use the logstash reporter.
report = true
reports = logstash
pluginsync = true
  • Agent puppet.conf needs to send the reports to master.
report = true
pluginsync = true


###Main class

####Basic usesage

class { 'logstash_reporter':

And have a TCP input configured in logstash

input {
  tcp {
    type => "puppet-report"
    port => 5999
    codec => json

####Separate logstash host and port

class { 'logstash_reporter':
  logstash_host => '',
  logstash_port => 1234,


This module has been built on and tested against Puppet 3.2 and higher.

The module has been tested on:

  • Debian 6/7/8
  • CentOS 6/7
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04
  • OpenSuSE 13.x

Other distro's that have been reported to work:

  • RHEL 6
  • OracleLinux 6
  • Scientific 6

Testing on other platforms has been light and cannot be guaranteed.



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This module was originally posted by John Vincent at