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Version information

  • 0.0.2 (latest)
  • 0.0.1
released Jan 23rd 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'boogy-motd', '0.0.2'
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bolt module add boogy-motd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install boogy-motd --version 0.0.2

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boogy/motd — version 0.0.2 Jan 23rd 2014

Puppet motd module

This module allows you to change the /etc/motd file in *nix systems. It was inspired by the saz/puppet-motd module.


class {'motd': }

The hiera entry should be like this:

motd::use_hiera: 'true'
  message: "Message 1"
  order: '100'
  message: "Message 2"
  order: '101'


  • The hiera motd_messages hash keys should not include spaces.

Other class parameters

  • ensure: present or absent, default: present
  • motd_file: string, default: OS specific. Set motd_file, if platform is not supported.
  • supported: true or false, default: OS specific
  • use_hiera: true or false, default: false


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0