Puppet Fundamentals for System Administrators

by Ben Piper

Learn step-by-step how to deploy and use Puppet to automate configuration management and software deployment for Windows and Linux. No programming experience required! We cover manifests, modules, templates, Hiera, roles, profiles, and version control using Git.

What you'll learn

Learn step-by-step how to deploy and use Puppet to automate configuration management and software deployment for Windows and Linux. No programming experience required! Follow along as we build a realistic Puppet lab from the ground up utilizing cross-platform Vagrant and VirtualBox. Topics covered include manifests, modules, templates, Hiera, the roles and profiles pattern, and version control using Git.

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About the author

Ben Piper is the author of the "CCNP Enterprise Certification Study Guide: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies" and the "AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide". You can contact Ben by visiting his website, benpiper.com.

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