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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
  • 0.0.1
released Apr 1st 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 3.x
  • Puppet >=2.7.20 <4.0.0
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'thias-lsyncd', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add thias-lsyncd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install thias-lsyncd --version 1.0.0

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.



thias/lsyncd — version 1.0.0 Apr 1st 2015


Install, enable and configure lsyncd, the live syncing daemon. This module has initially been developed for and tested on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 only.

  • lsyncd : Main class to install, enable and configure the service.


Simple instance using the lsyncd.conf file from a module named example :

class { 'lsyncd': config_source => 'puppet:///modules/example/lsyncd.conf' }

If you are going to be interfacing lsyncd with csync2 to perform an all-way near-instantaneous file synchronization, you can use the provided template :

$lsyncd_csync2_sources = {
  '/var/www'  => 'www',
  '/srv/data' => 'data',
class { 'lsyncd':
  config_content => template('lsyncd/lsyncd-csync2.conf.erb'),

This will have lsyncd trigger csync2 -C www -x for changes made to /var/www and csync2 -C data -x for changes made to /srv/data. Compared to using rsync, using csync2 has the advantage of providing safe file deleting in any direction.