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Version information

  • 0.2.2 (latest)
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.0
released Jan 24th 2014

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jdowning-wal_e', '0.2.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add jdowning-wal_e
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jdowning-wal_e --version 0.2.2

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jdowning/wal_e — version 0.2.2 Jan 24th 2014


Build Status


This Puppet module will install and manage wal-e for PostgreSQL.


This module is still being fleshed out and has only been tested with Ubuntu. It is also opinionated in that it expects PostgreSQL to be installed on the host machine.

If you are using the Puppet Labs PostgreSQL module, you can configure WAL-E as such:

class { 'postgresql::server': }->
class { 'wal_e':
  access_key => 'foo',
  secret_key => 'bar',
  s3_prefix  => 's3://bucket/folder',


Like the module, the Vagrantfile is opinionated. You will need to pass a PUPPET_HOME variable with the directory to the following Puppet Labs modules:

  • apt
  • concat
  • firewall
  • postgresql
  • stdlib

For example, PUPPET_HOME=~/path/to/puppet vagrant up will start a Ubuntu box and setup WAL-E.