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Version information

  • 5.2.0 (latest)
  • 5.1.0
  • 5.0.0
released Oct 2nd 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 3.x
  • Puppet 3.x
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'stackforge-heat', '5.2.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add stackforge-heat
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install stackforge-heat --version 5.2.0

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stackforge/heat — version 5.2.0 Oct 2nd 2015


5.2.0 - 2014.2 - Juno

Table of Contents

  1. Overview - What is the heat module?
  2. Module Description - What does the module do?
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with heat
  4. Implementation - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module
  7. Contributors - Those with commits
  8. Release Notes - Notes on the most recent updates to the module


The heat module is part of Stackforge, an effort by the OpenStack infrastructure team to provice continuous integration testing and code review for OpenStack and OpenStack community projects not part of the core software. The module itself is used to flexibly configure and manage the orchestration service for OpenStack

Module Description

The heat module is an attempt to make Puppet capable of managing the entirety of heat.


What the heat module affects

  • heat, the orchestration service for OpenStack

Installing heat

example% puppet module install puppetlabs/heat

Beginning with heat



heat is a combination of Puppet manifests and Ruby code to deliver configuration and extra functionality through types and providers.




Developer documentation for the entire puppet-openstack project.


Release Notes


  • Add an ability to manage use_stderr parameter
  • Remove deprecated parameter stack_user_domain


  • Switch to TLSv1
  • spec: pin rspec-puppet to 1.0.1
  • Implement Keystone domain creation
  • Run dbsync when engine is upgraded
  • db: Added postgresql backend using openstacklib helper
  • Rework delegated roles
  • Pin puppetlabs-concat to 1.2.1 in fixtures
  • change default MySQL collate to utf8_general_ci
  • added option to configure flavor in heat.conf
  • Fix ipv6 support
  • Update .gitreview file for project rename


  • Stable Juno release
  • Added heat::policy to control policy.json
  • Deprecated the sql_connection parameter for database_connection parameter
  • Adds parameters to configure deferred authentication method in heat::engine in accordance with new Juno defaults
  • Bumped stdlib dependency to >=4.0.0
  • Added parameters to control whether to configure users
  • Added manage_service parameters to various classes to control whether the service was managed, as well as added enabled parameters where not already present
  • Added the ability to override the keystone service name in keystone::auth
  • Migrated the heat::db::mysql class to use openstacklib::db::mysql and deprecated the mysql_module parameter


  • Added ability to hide secret type parameters from logs
  • Fixed database resource relationships
  • Added class for extended logging options
  • Fixed ssl parameter requirements when using kombu and rabbit


  • Added SSL endpoint support.


  • Stable Icehouse release.
  • Added SSL parameter for RabbitMQ.
  • Added support for puppetlabs-mysql 2.2 and greater.
  • Added option to define RabbitMQ queues as durable.
  • Fixed outdated DB connection parameter.
  • Fixed Keystone auth_uri parameter.


  • Fixed postgresql connection string.
  • Allow log_dir to be set to false to disable file logging.
  • Added support for database idle timeout.
  • Aligned Keystone auth_uri with other OpenStack services.
  • Fixed the EC2 auth token settings.
  • Fixed rabbit_virtual_host configuration.


  • Initial release of the puppet-heat module.


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Copyright 2012 eNovance and Authors

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