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Experimental task installs modules and executes arbitrary puppet code


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Version information

  • 0.3.0 (latest)
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.0
released Jan 17th 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 6.0.0
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  • run

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'beersy-taskulator', '0.3.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add beersy-taskulator
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install beersy-taskulator --version 0.3.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



beersy/taskulator — version 0.3.0 Jan 17th 2018

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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Requirements
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Getting help - Some Helpful commands


This module provides the taskulator task. This task allows you to install modules and run arbitary puppet code.


This module is compatible with Puppet Enterprise and Puppet Bolt.

  • To run tasks with Puppet Enterprise, PE 2017.3 or later must be installed on the machine from which you are running task commands. Machines receiving task requests must be Puppet agents.

  • To run tasks with Puppet Bolt, Bolt 0.5 or later must be installed on the machine from which you are running task commands. Machines receiving task requests must have SSH or WinRM services enabled. If using Bolt, the puppet agent must already installed.


There are 3 parameters:

  • module_names : modules you want to run. Ex ["puppetlabs-ntp","puppetlabs-motd"]
  • postinstall_cleanup (Optional) : uninstall modules post execution
  • puppet_code (Optional) : code you want to execute.
  • puppet_code_url (Optional) : url to code that you want to execute (takes precedence over puppet_code)


To view the available actions and parameters, on the command line, run puppet task show taskulator or see the taskulator module page on the Forge.

Getting Help

To display help for the taskulator task, run puppet task show taskulator::run

To show help for the task CLI, run puppet task run --help or bolt task run --help


This modules has been tested on Centos and Windows 2012r2 machines. It may work on other platforms but is untested,

Release Notes/Contributors/Etc.

0.3.0 - Added support for url for remote puppet files
0.2.0 - Added support for Windows
0.1.0 - Initial Release