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Configures the CentOS 5, 6 or 7 Yum repository config to point to a local mirror


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Version information

  • 1.0.2 (latest)
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.1 (deleted)
  • 0.1.0 (deleted)
released Oct 8th 2014
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'flakrat-repo_centos', '1.0.2'
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bolt module add flakrat-repo_centos
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puppet module install flakrat-repo_centos --version 1.0.2

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Tags: repo, module, yum, centos


flakrat/repo_centos — version 1.0.2 Oct 8th 2014

Configure repositories for CentOS to point to custom repo


This is a puppet module that manages the CentOS repositories on CentOS clients.

By default, the module configures the repo files to use as the package source. This can be modified by using the class parameter repourl as shown in the usage notes below

GPG keys are imported.

The following Repos will be setup and enabled by default:

  • centos-base
  • centos-extras
  • centos-updates

Other repositories that will be setup but disabled

  • centos-contrib
  • centos-cr
  • centos-fasttrack
  • centos-plus
  • centos-scl

New in 1.0.2

  • Added CentOS Fasttrack repository

New in 1.0.1

  • Added CentOS 7 GPG key
  • cleanup

New in 1.0.0

  • Major update to add support for parameterized class, the module is now configurable externally
  • Added new dependency on puppetlabs/stdlib for validate_bool() etc... support
  • Added class parameters so that the module can be configured via ENC or Hiera
  • Added additional repo definition for CentOS SCL

New in 0.1.0


  • This was tested on CentOS 5, 6 and 7 clients
  • Tested using Puppet 3.6.2


  • Simple usage:
include repo_centos
  • Advanced usage:
class {'repo_centos':
  repourl       => 'http://myrepo/centos',
  enable_scl    => true,
  • Alternate usage via hiera YAML:
repo_centos::repourl: 'http://myrepo/centos'
repo_centos::enable_scl: true


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