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Autofu Service Module for Puppet


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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Mar 7th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'pdxcat-autofu', '0.0.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add pdxcat-autofu
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install pdxcat-autofu --version 0.0.1

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Tags: ubuntu, autofs


pdxcat/autofu — version 0.0.1 Mar 7th 2013


This puppet module installs a pseudo-service for Ubuntu called "autofu". It was designed to plug a hole in autofs functionality when a solaris server running a legacy FTP service needed to be replaced. Solaris autofs is a heck of a lot more full-featured than linux as it turns out, and if you don't have the option of restructuring your storage to conform to linux autofs' limitations, you write hackjob "services" to do the job. Hail autofu.

Thanks to JeroenHoek on for the idea and code example.

Example usage:

autofu::mount { 'ftpserver':
  mountpoint => '/ftp',
  location   => '',
  options    => 'rw,hard,intr,nosuid',