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yumupdate

Puppet module to handle Yum updates

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Version information

  • 0.4.0 (latest)
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.1.0
released Nov 2nd 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.0.0 < 5.0.0
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jgazeley-yumupdate', '0.4.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add jgazeley-yumupdate
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jgazeley-yumupdate --version 0.4.0

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Documentation

jgazeley/yumupdate — version 0.4.0 Nov 2nd 2017

yumupdate

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  4. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Overview

Manage yum.conf and schedule automatic yum updates.

Usage

Default behaviour is for the module to hash the node's IP address to generate an hour and a minute for the update cron job to run, to stagger yum updates across your esate between 02:00 and 07:59 on weekdays.

hour

Cron hour that the update job should run, from 0-23. Default: $::cron_hour (a random value between 2-7)

minute

Cron minute that the update job should run, from 0-59. Default: $::cron_minute (a random value between 0-59)

weekday

Day(s) of the week that the update job should run, specified as an array. Default: ['1-5'] (weekdays only)

exclude

Array of packages to exclude from the update job

include ::yumupdate

If you want to force the same time on every node, set these parameters:

class { 'yumupdate':
  hour   => 5,
  minute => 30,
}

Example where we don't upgrade the kernel:

class { 'yumupdate':
  exclude => ['kernel'],
}

Limitations

Only works on systems that use Yum for package management. Designed with CentOS but should work on any RHEL-compatible Linux distribution.

Development

Pull requests welcome.