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Version information

  • 1.0.4 (latest)
  • 1.0.3
  • 1.0.2
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.1.0
  • 0.0.6
  • 0.0.5
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released May 19th 2015
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jonnyx-resolv_conf', '1.0.4'
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bolt module add jonnyx-resolv_conf
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puppet module install jonnyx-resolv_conf --version 1.0.4

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jonnyx/resolv_conf — version 1.0.4 May 19th 2015

#resolv_conf Build Status

####Table of Contents

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


The resolv_conf module configures /etc/resolv.conf on Linux based systems.

##Module Description

resolv_conf module will manage the configuration of the /etc/resolv.conf on Linux based systems


###What resolv_conf affects

  • If the contents of /etc/resolv.conf are being managed by Network Manager, it will get overwritten

###Setup Requirements

This module assumes that the network configuration is not being managed by Network Manager.

Requires Puppetlabs stdlib module


Class: resolv_conf

class { 'resolv_conf':
  nameserver => '',
  domain     => '',





####Public Classes

  • resolv_conf: Main class


    IP address in dot notation of your name servers

    Local domain

    Please refer to the resolv.conf(5) manual page

    $sortlist (optional)
    Optional parameter that defaults to your netmask

    $options (optional)
    Please refer to the resolv.conf(5) manual page


Tested on Debian and RedHat based Linux distributions.


This module follows the manual page provided on Linux systems. If adding any options, please consult the man page first.

##Release Notes/Contributors/Etc

Contributions from:

Thomas Linkin