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manage /etc/rc.tcpip on aixu using chrctcp and puppet


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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Feb 8th 2017

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'geoffwilliams-chrctcp', '0.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add geoffwilliams-chrctcp
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install geoffwilliams-chrctcp --version 0.1.1

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geoffwilliams/chrctcp — version 0.1.1 Feb 8th 2017

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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with chrctcp
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Manage services in /etc/rc.tcpip with chrctcp on AIX, protect chrctcp from running unnecessarily by protecting with awk


Disabling services

chrctcp { "hostmibd":
  ensure => "disabled",

Disable the hostmidb service

Disabling and stopping services

chrctcp { "hostmibd":
  ensure          => "disabled",
  refresh_service => true,

Disable and stop the hostmidb service

Enabling services

chrctcp { "hostmibd":
  ensure => "enabled",

Enable the hostmidb service

Enabling and starting services

chrctcp { "hostmibd":
  ensure          => "enabled",
  refresh_service => true,

Enable and start the hostmidb service


Defined types

  • chrctcp - manage services using chrctcp


  • AIX only
  • Not supported by Puppet, inc.


PRs accepted :)


This module supports testing using PDQTest.

Test can be executed with:

bundle install
bundle exec pdqtest all

See .travis.yml for a working CI example