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Manages Exhibitor for zookeeper nodes


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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Apr 28th 2015
This version is compatible with:

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'slackey-exhibitor', '0.1.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add slackey-exhibitor
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install slackey-exhibitor --version 0.1.2

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.



slackey/exhibitor — version 0.1.2 Apr 28th 2015


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Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup
  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


Puppet module for managing/installing exhibitor for Apache zookeeper. Works with Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, possibly other distros. Uses Apache Maven command line to download the artifacts.

Module Description

This module includes a POM file for exhibitor and uses it as the configuration for a Maven build resulting in a .jar file in the installation directory. The configuration options available in the exhibitor config file can be passed through from the manifest calling the class.


class { 'exhibitor':
    servers => ['', ''],

What exhibitor affects

* /etc/default/exhibitor
* /etc/init.d/exhibitor
* $install_dir/
* $install_dir/exhibitor-stndalone-${version}.jar

Setup Requirements OPTIONAL

exhibitor requires a list of servers, although it will default to 'localhost' for a standalone

Beginning with exhibitor

class { 'exhibitor':
    servers => ['', ''],


Although you may want to modify the defaults for, you should set your own preferences for these

settings based on your zookeeper installation(s):
exhibitor version $version = '1.5.5',
exhibitor install dir $install_dir = '/opt/exhibitor',
exhibitor conf dir $conf_dir = '/etc/exhibitor',
other exhibitor servers to monitor $servers = ['localhost'],
/etc/default/exhibitor settings $defaultfile_opts = {
    'port'        => '8080',
    'configtype'  => 'file',
    'fsconfigdir' =>  '/opt/exhibitor',
    'hostname'    =>  $::fqdn,
zookeeper settings
$zk_data_dir    = '/mnt/zookeeper/data',
$zk_log_dir     = '/mnt/zookeeper/log',
$zk_install_dir = '/usr/share/zookeeper'


manifests: init.pp install.pp, config.pp, service.pp


only tested on Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 so far


please contribute!