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Version information

  • 0.0.4 (latest)
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1
released Aug 26th 2014
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2023.7.x, 2023.6.x, 2023.5.x, 2023.4.x, 2023.3.x, 2023.2.x, 2023.1.x, 2023.0.x, 2021.7.x, 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 >= 2.7.0
  • , ,

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'fnerdwq-ssl', '0.0.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add fnerdwq-ssl
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install fnerdwq-ssl --version 0.0.4

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fnerdwq/ssl — version 0.0.4 Aug 26th 2014

Puppet SSL Module

####Table of Contents

Build Status

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup
  4. Usage
  5. Limitations
  6. TODOs


This small ssl module creates a self signed ssl certificate.

Written for Puppet >= 3.4.0.

##Module Description

See Overview for now.


###What Ssl affects

  • Creation of ssl certificates with openssl.

###Setup Requirements


###Beginning with Ssl

Simply include it and you will get a simple self signed certificate for your $::fqdn in /etc/ssl.


Just include the module by

include ssl

If you want to create more certificates or have special configurations to do, use the define:

ssl::self_signed_certficate { $::fqdn:
  common_name      => $::fqdn,
  email_address    => '',
  country          => 'DE',
  organization     => 'Example GmbH',
  days             => 730,
  directory        => '/etc/ssl/web',
  subject_alt_name => "DNS:*.${::domain}, DNS:${::domain}",


Debian and RedHat like systems. Tested on:

  • Debian 7
  • Ubuntu 12.04
  • Centos 6.x

Puppet Version >= 3.4.0, due to specific hiera usage.


  • Allow for shipped keys.
  • Allow different key types (rsa, dsa, ecdsa).
  • Allow for passwords.
  • ... suggestions?