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A puppet module that installs tomcat6 on EL/Debian platforms


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Version information

  • 0.0.6 (latest)
  • 0.0.5
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.1
released Feb 22nd 2014

Start using this module

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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'yguenane-tomcat6', '0.0.6'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add yguenane-tomcat6
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install yguenane-tomcat6 --version 0.0.6

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yguenane/tomcat6 — version 0.0.6 Feb 22nd 2014

puppet-tomcat6 Build Status

A puppet module that installs the Tomcat Java Servlet Container


This module installs Tomcat 6 from your package system.

On Entreprise Linux based system, packages are retrieved from JPackage repositories. By default it will retrieve the packages from JPackage 6.0, if for some reason you want to get them installed from JPackage 5.0 please edit the module, by doing the following in init.pp


require jpackage


  version => '5.0',
  before  => Package['tomcat6'],


Simplest form

inlcude tomcat6

If you have parameters you wan to specify

class {'tomcat6':
  java_opts => '-Djava.awt.headless=true -Xmx128m -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC',
  lang => 'fr_FR',
  tomcat_user => my_tomcat_user',


It has been tested on

  • CentOS 5
  • CentOS 6
  • Debian 6