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Version information

  • 0.4.2 (latest)
  • 0.4.1
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.1
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.0
released Aug 6th 2015
This version is compatible with:
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  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'spiette-ssh', '0.4.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add spiette-ssh
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install spiette-ssh --version 0.4.2

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spiette/ssh — version 0.4.2 Aug 6th 2015

ssh puppet module

Build Status

This is the ssh module. It manage client and server configurations. It supports:

  • Any global sshd_config and ssh_config options
  • Match block defines to confine users, group, etc to a shell, a chroot, or an configuration options you can think of.

The following options are set in the default server options parameter

  • AuthorizedKeysFile => .ssh/authorized_keys
  • UsePAM => yes
  • Subsystem => sftp internal-sftp
  • PasswordAuthentication => yes
  • ChallengeResponseAuthentication => no
  • GSSAPIAuthentication => yes
  • GSSAPICleanupCredentials => yes
  • X11Forwarding => yes

The following options are set in the default client options parameter

  • ForwardX11Trusted => yes
  • GSSAPIAuthentication => yes

ssh::config have a config_template parameter to change the template file.


  • puppetlabs/stdlib >= 3.0.0
  • puppetlabs/concat >= 1.1.2
  • facter >= 1.7.3
  • puppet 3.x (This bug prevent puppet 4.x support)


  • RedHat and Debian OS family are supported.


Apache License, Version 2.0



To run tests, you'll need

  • rake
  • rspec_puppet
  • puppetlabs_spec_helper
  • puppet_spec_facts
  • puppet-blacksmith

Run rake help to see all targets, rake spec to run tests.


Simon Piette


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