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Version information

  • 2.0.0 (latest)
  • 1.0.2
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.4
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.3
  • 0.2.2
released Jun 16th 2019
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x
  • Puppet >= 5.5.8 < 7.0.0

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'puppet-community_kickstarts', '2.0.0'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add puppet-community_kickstarts
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install puppet-community_kickstarts --version 2.0.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



puppet/community_kickstarts — version 2.0.0 Jun 16th 2019

Kickstart module for Puppet

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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 community_kickstarts
  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


A collection of kickstart templates from the VoxPupuli community. Each type can be used as is to build a puppet-ready VM, or customized with minimal knowledge of kickstart syntax.


Choose one of the available base types. Add the definition without any options for a puppet-ready kickstart file with sane defaults located at the specified location.


You may also override the default parameters. The options may vary between types , please review each option for the parameter list. You may wish to change the default password:

  rootpw => '--plaintext p4ssW0rd',

All types have the required_packages parameter, allowing you to customize what is and is not installed on the new VM. You can override the default list by providing an array to the parameter. Add an @ before package group names and a - before packages or groups you wish to be removed. Remember that all packages being added must exist or the kickstart effort will fail.

  required_packages => [

Available types

CentOS 7

Minimal install of CentOS 7 from the CentOS Mirrors

How It Works

The kickstart generation is done with danzilio/kickstart. Please review it's documentation for more details.