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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Feb 18th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'grahamgilbert-macdefaults', '0.0.1'
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bolt module add grahamgilbert-macdefaults
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install grahamgilbert-macdefaults --version 0.0.1

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grahamgilbert/macdefaults — version 0.0.1 Feb 18th 2013

OS X Defaults module for Puppet

This module manages defaults on OS X. I didn't write 90% of this, but I can't for the life of me remember where I found it. I'm putting it on here for posterity.


Possible valuse for type are:

  • string
  • data
  • int
  • float
  • bool
  • data
  • array
  • array-add
  • dict
  • dict-add

Example Puppet Code:

include macdefaults

mac-defaults { "set-a4":
      domain => '/Library/Preferences/',
      key => 'DefaultPaperID',
      type => 'string',
      value => "iso-a4",