Puppet Fundamentals

The Puppet Fundamentals for System Administrators class teaches students a best practice approach to managing their infrastructure using Puppet IT automation software.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Developing modules/classes on a system that represent target systems.
  • Using Puppet Apply to test and iterate modules.
  • Placing modules on the Puppet Master.
  • Declaring appropriate classes in node definitions.
  • Triggering a Puppet run using the Live Management GUI
  • Collecting and analyzing results in the Enterprise Console
  • Puppet Language Patterns and Best Practices

Topics are covered over 3 days.  Sessions will mix theory and practice, balancing 50% lecture with 50% hands-on exercises.  (In order to perform the hands-on exercises, each student needs to bring a WiFi enabled laptop with VMware installed to participate in the labs.)

Duration: 

3 days

Prerequisites: 

This course has no prerequisites, but to complete the course successfully attendees need to have at least the equivalent experience of a junior Unix/Linux administrator.

What will you learn: 

After completing this course, students will be able to deploy basic system configurations using Puppet IT Automation software in a Master/Client configuration. Students will also be equipped with the requisite knowledge to take up the Puppet Professional Certification program.

What is provided: 

  • Original training material from Puppet Labs
  • Lunch for all 3 days of training
  • Support and help after the training

What is next: 

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