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Version information

  • 1.2.0 (latest)
  • 1.1.0
released Jan 11th 2013

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'rcoleman-motd', '1.2.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add rcoleman-motd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install rcoleman-motd --version 1.2.0

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Tags: puppet, facter, motd


rcoleman/motd — version 1.2.0 Jan 11th 2013

Message of the day

This is a simple Puppet module to manage the Message of the day on unix operating systems.

This is Ryan's fork of Jeff McCune's work. Code will most likely be ported upstream once a few rounds of functionality are built and tested. It could also potentially replace the puppetlabs-motd module so please offer feedback now!



Welcome to the host named vagrant-rhel6-64
RedHat 6.0 x86_64
Puppet: 2.6.6
Facter: 1.5.8

FQDN: vagrant-rhel6-64.puppetlabs.lan

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     P8800  @ 2.66GHz
Memory:    491.56 MB

The following classes have been declared on this node
during the most recent Puppet run against the Puppet
Master located at centos6.puppetlabs.vm.
- settings
- default
- motd

Getting Started

In your puppet manifests, site.pp or in the Dashboard or other ENC:

include motd

By default, the message of the day will include information about the classes declared on the node during the most recent Puppet run. If this is not desirable, declare the motd class with the parameter 'show_classes' set to 'false'.