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Adds support for :manages_members to the Linux group native type


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  • 0.3.2 (latest)
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  • 0.2.3
  • 0.2.2
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.2.0
released Nov 23rd 2016
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'deric-gpasswd', '0.3.2'
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bolt module add deric-gpasswd
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puppet module install deric-gpasswd --version 0.3.2

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deric/gpasswd — version 0.3.2 Nov 23rd 2016


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Puppet-driven local group modification capabilities for Linux systems gpasswd

This is a module that enhances the native group type on systems supporting gpasswd to allow for the manipulation of group memebers.

Specifically, it adds the :manages_members attribute to the native Puppet group type. No alterations to your group code are required!


group { 'test':
  members => ['foo','bar','baz']


Add to your Puppetfile:

mod 'deric-gpasswd'

development version (master branch from github):

mod 'deric-gpasswd', :git => ''


Apache License 2.0



Please log tickets and issues at our Gpasswd Github Site