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Manage Conntrackd, a netfilter connection tracking userspace daemon


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Version information

  • 0.0.6 (latest)
  • 0.0.5 (deleted)
  • 0.0.4
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1
released Aug 14th 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 6.0.0
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'm4ce-conntrackd', '0.0.6'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add m4ce-conntrackd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install m4ce-conntrackd --version 0.0.6

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Tags: conntrackd


m4ce/conntrackd — version 0.0.6 Aug 14th 2017

Puppet module for Conntrackd

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 the conntrackd module
  4. Reference - Types reference and additional functionalities
  5. Hiera integration
  6. Contact


Module to manage Conntrackd configuration and runtime. All configuration can be driven via Hiera.

Module Description

The conntracd module allows to automate the configuration and deployment of the conntrackd daemon.


The include the main class as follows:

include conntrackd





include conntrackd
opts (optional)

Conntrackd options.

config_dir (optional)

Path to the configuration directory. Defaults to /etc/conntrackd.

config_dir_purge (optional)

Whether we should purge unmanaged resources under the conntrackd's configuration directory. Defaults to true.

config_file (optional)

Path to the conntrackd configuration file. Defaults to $config_dir/conntrackd.conf.

config_file_manage (optional)

Whether we should manage conntrackd's configuration file or not. Defaults to true.

packages (optional)

Installation packages for conntrackd.

Defaults to:

  "conntrackd": {}
service_name (optional)

Conntrackd service name. Defaults to conntrackd.

service_manage (optional)

Whether we should manage the service runtime or not. Defaults to true.

service_ensure (optional)

Whether the resource is running or not. Valid values are running, stopped. Defaults to running.

service_enable (optional)

Whether the service is onboot enabled or not. Defaults to true.

Hiera integration

You should define your configuration in Hiera. See the example below.

    "Mode FTFW":
      "DisableExternalCache": false
      "CommitTimeout": 1800
      "PurgeTimeout": 5
      "IPv4_address": ""
      "IPv4_Destination_Address": ""
      "Port": 3780
      "Interface": "eth2"
      "SndSocketBuffer": 1249280
      "RcvSocketBuffer": 1249280
      "Checksum": true
    "Nice": -20
    "HashSize": 32768
    "HashLimit": 131072
    "LogFile": true
    "Syslog": true
    "LockFile": "/var/lock/conntrack.lock"
        "Path": "/var/run/conntrackd.ctl"
        "Backlog" 20
    "NetlinkBufferSize": 2097152
    "NetlinkBufferSizeMaxGrowth": 8388608
    "Filter From Userspace":
        "Protocol Accept":
          - TCP
          - UDP
          - ICMP
        "Address Ignore":


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