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Version information

  • 5.0.0 (latest)
  • 4.1.0
  • 3.6.0
  • 3.5.2
  • 3.5.1
  • 3.5.0 (deleted)
  • 3.4.0
  • 3.3.0
  • 3.2.0
  • 3.1.1
  • 3.1.0
  • 3.0.5
  • 3.0.4
  • 3.0.1
  • 2.0.0
  • 1.0.1 (deleted)
  • 1.0.0 (deleted)
released Sep 19th 2022
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 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
  • Puppet >= 7.0.0 < 8.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ghoneycutt-dnsclient', '5.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add ghoneycutt-dnsclient
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ghoneycutt-dnsclient --version 5.0.0

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ghoneycutt/dnsclient — version 5.0.0 Sep 19th 2022


Table of Contents

  1. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with dnsclient
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Module description

This module manages /etc/resolv.conf and its various options. It is feature complete for the supported platforms.

Documented with puppet-strings


What dnsclient affects

Manages the system resolver, /etc/resolv.conf.

Setup requirements

This module requires stdlib.

Beginning with dnsclient

Include the dnsclient class and it will configure the resolver to use Google's public name servers.


Minimal and normal usage. See the examples directory for more usage examples.

include dnsclient


This module has been tested to work on the following systems with Puppet versions 6 and 7 with the Ruby version associated with those releases. Please see .travis.yml for a full matrix of supported versions. This module aims to support the current and previous major Puppet versions.

  • EL 5
  • EL 6
  • EL 7
  • EL 8
  • Debian 6
  • SLES 10
  • SLES 11
  • Solaris 10
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)


See for information related to the development of this module.