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Version information

  • 0.2.0 (latest)
released Nov 14th 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.8.0
  • , , , , , ,

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'eyp-sar', '0.2.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add eyp-sar
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install eyp-sar --version 0.2.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



eyp/sar — version 0.2.0 Nov 14th 2017


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup
  4. Usage
  5. Reference
  6. Limitations
  7. Development


Installs the sar package.


What sar affects

  • Installs sar
  • Manages system's configuration file:
    • Debian based: /etc/default/sysstat
    • RH based: /etc/sysconfig/sysstat

Beginning with sar

Standard configuration:

class { 'sar': }


change default retention:

class { 'sar':
  history => '7',




main class, install the module and configure it

  • ensure: set if the sar package will be installed or removed (default: installed)
  • enable: set if sar is enabled or disabled (default: true)
  • history: how many days log files will be kept (default: 60)


  • Redhat and derivatives: releases 5, 6 and 7.
  • Ubuntu: 14
  • Other: Not supported.