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Version information

  • 1.0.2 (latest)
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.1.0
released Jan 30th 2017
This version is compatible with:
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Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'TubeMogul-curator', '1.0.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add TubeMogul-curator
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install TubeMogul-curator --version 1.0.2

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TubeMogul/curator — version 1.0.2 Jan 30th 2017

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Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with curator
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  6. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  7. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This module manages Elasticsearch Curator (

Module Description

The module will install Curator via the Python PIP package and manage the cronjobs to schedule different Curator commands.

See the official Curator documentation for more details :


What curator affects

  • Install Python PIP if not present
  • Install elasticsearch-curator PIP package
  • Change the crontab

Setup Requirements

  • puppetlabs/stdlib

Beginning with curator

See :


Install Curator

class { 'curator': }

Install Curator with a specific version and deploy jobs

class { 'curator':
  version => '3.3.0',
  crons   => {
    'logstash-cleanup' => {
      command     => 'delete',
      subcommand  => 'indices',
      parameters  => "--time-unit days --older-than 7 --timestring '\%Y.\%m.\%d' --prefix logstash-",
      cron_minute => 0,
      cron_hour   => 0,

Example using Hiera

class { 'curator': }
curator::version: 3.3.0
    command: 'delete'
    subcommand: 'indices'
    parameters: "--time-unit hours --older-than 7 --timestring '\\%Y.\\%m.\\%d.\\%H' --prefix logstash-"
    cron_minute: '30'
    cron_hour: '*/1'
    command: 'delete'
    parameters: "--time-unit days --older-than 14 --timestring \\%Y.\\%m.\\%d --prefix puppet-report-"


This module has been tested on Ubuntu and should work on Redhat/CentOS too.

For Redhat/CentOS, you will need to deploy the EPEL repository before using the module (See : This module doesn't manage EPEL.


See the file. Pull requests are welcome :)