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Puppet – Roles and Profiles

roles and profiles can basically be thought of a a egyptian pyramid structure.

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The pyramid is broken into 3 levels

– top tier = roles
– middle = profiles
– bottom tier = puppet modules and puppet module libraries.

The goal is to only assign one (role) class per vm.

http://puppetlabs.com/presentations/designing-puppet-rolesprofiles-pattern

Puppet for vSphere Admins

https://puppetlabs.com/presentations/designing-puppet-rolesprofiles-pattern

http://puppetlabs.com/blog/best-practices-building-puppet-modules

http://puppetlunch.com/puppet/roles-and-profiles.html