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Sets up a complete puppet development environment


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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
released Mar 3rd 2015
This version is compatible with:

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  • Bolt
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  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'landcareresearch-puppet_dev_env', '0.1.2'
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bolt module add landcareresearch-puppet_dev_env
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install landcareresearch-puppet_dev_env --version 0.1.2

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landcareresearch/puppet_dev_env — version 0.1.2 Mar 3rd 2015

puppet_dev_env puppet module

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Installs tools and configuration to support a puppet developer.


  • Puppet installed locally.


###Classes and Defined Types

####Class: puppet_dev_env

Sets up various vim plugins and scripts.

Parameters within puppet_dev_env:

#####user The username to install the development environment Note, the user must already exist

#####user_home_dir The directory of the user.
Default: '/home/${user}'

Beginning with puppet_dev_env

The basic use case is as below:

    class { 'puppet_dev_env' :
      user => 'user_name',

This sets up VIM configuration for the user specified. This assumes the user's home directory is /home/. It also installs the puppet-test script in /usr/local/bin.

If the user has a different home path, than use the following:

    class { 'puppet_dev_env' :
      user          => 'user_name',
      user_home_dir => 'path',


Install pathogen to easily install and manage vim plugins. Installs the following plugins by default: nerdtree, nerdtreetabs, tabular, vim-puppet, numbers. Also installs puppet-lint.



  • Usage: puppet-test [filename].pp
  • Function: Runs puppet parser and puppet lint on the file


  • Usage: graph-dot [input file][output file]
  • Function: converts the dot (generated by --graph via puppet apply) to a ps file.

VIM Shortcuts

    F3 - NumbersToggle
    F4 - NumbersOnOff
    F5 - NERDTreeToggle


GPL version 3

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
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