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Version information

  • 2.1.1 (latest)
  • 2.1.0
  • 2.0.1
  • 2.0.0
  • 1.1.1
  • 1.1.0
  • 1.0.2
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.6.0
  • 0.5.0
released Aug 26th 2020
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 7.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'edestecd-mariadb', '2.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add edestecd-mariadb
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install edestecd-mariadb --version 2.1.1

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.



edestecd/mariadb — version 2.1.1 Aug 26th 2020


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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 mariadb
  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
  8. Contributors


Puppet Module to install/configure MariaDB client/cluster/server

Module Description

Uses the puppetlabs/mysql module to provide install/config/service/types/etc management.

This module basically manages the official mariadb repo and wraps the mysql module with the correct params to switch to the maria packages.

For the cluster, it also provides management of the wsrep mysql user and galera/wsrep specific config in a separate file.

Also provided are wsrep var and status facts to monitor your cluster from your fav fact reporter ;)

The mariadb module provides some classes to install and configure:

  • MariaDB Client
  • MariaDB Galera Cluster
  • MariaDB Server
  • MariaDB Repo


What mariadb affects

  • mariadb package install
  • mariadb config files
  • mariadb services
  • mariadb user/group (optional)

Setup Requirements

only need to install the module

Beginning with mariadb

Minimal mariadb client install for command line use:

include mariadb::client


Manage the server with pam authentication

class { 'mariadb::server':
  auth_pam => true,

Also manage the server user and group

class { 'mariadb::server':
  manage_user => true,
  uid         => 494,
  gid         => 494,
  shell       => '/sbin/nologin',

Customize the cluster config

class { 'mariadb::cluster':
  wsrep_cluster_peers     => delete(['', '', ''], $::ipaddress),
  wsrep_cluster_name      => 'my_super_cluster',
  wsrep_sst_password      => 'super_secret_password',
  wsrep_sst_method        => 'xtrabackup-v2',
  root_password           => 'another_secret_password',
  override_options        => {
    'mysqld' => {
      'performance_schema'    => undef,
      'innodb_file_per_table' => 'OFF',
  galera_override_options => {
    'mysqld' => {
      'wsrep_slave_threads'            => '2',
      'innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit' => '0',

Configure with hiera yaml

include mariadb::cluster
mariadb::cluster::manage_timezone: true

mariadb::cluster::wsrep_cluster_name: my_super_cluster
mariadb::cluster::wsrep_sst_method: rsync
mariadb::cluster::root_password: another_secret_password

    performance_schema: OFF
    innodb_file_per_table: OFF
    wsrep_slave_threads: 2
    innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit: 0



  • mariadb::client
  • mariadb::cluster
  • mariadb::server
  • mariadb::repo


This module has been built on and tested against Puppet 3.8 and higher.
While I am sure other versions work, I have not tested them.

This module supports modern RedHat and Debian based systems.
No plans to support other versions (unless you add it :)..


Pull Requests welcome