Puppet TVHeadend management module

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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
  • 0.0.1
released May 2nd 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
  • Debian

Start using this module


puppet/tvheadend — version 1.0.0 May 2nd 2019

Puppet module for TVHeadend

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Table of Contents

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


Installation and initial setup of TVHeadend.

Tvheadend is a TV streaming server and recorder for Linux, FreeBSD and Android supporting DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, ATSC, ISDB-T, IPTV, SAT>IP and HDHomeRun as input sources.


Beginning with tvheadend

A tvheadend server can be set up and installed with

  release        => 'stable',
  admin_password => 'password',

Parameters to tvheaded class

  • release Choice of release, stable, unstable or obsolete as documented. The default is release.
  • user Default unix user to run the service, defaults to hts.
  • group Default unix group to run the service, defaults to hts.
  • home Default home directory to run the service, defaults to /var/lib/hts.
  • distribution defaults to $facts['lsbdistcodename'].
  • secondary Array of groups user should be in. Defaults to ['video'].
  • admin_username Web interface admin user id. Defaults to hts.
  • admin_password Password of web admin_username.


The module is currently very particular to Debian, Ubuntu.

Copyright Steve Traylen, 2017.