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Version information

  • 1.4.0 (latest)
  • 1.3.0
  • 1.2.2
  • 1.2.1
  • 1.2.0
  • 1.0.15
  • 1.0.14
  • 1.0.13
  • 1.0.12
  • 1.0.11
released Mar 18th 2022
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2023.1.x, 2023.0.x, 2021.7.x, 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 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 >=4.0.0 < 8.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'enterprisemodules-iib_install', '1.4.0'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add enterprisemodules-iib_install
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install enterprisemodules-iib_install --version 1.4.0

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.



enterprisemodules/iib_install — version 1.4.0 Mar 18th 2022

Enterprise Modules

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. License
  3. Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  4. Setup
  1. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  2. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.


This module allows you to install IBM Integration Bus (IIB) software. It is part of our family of Puppet modules to install and manage IBM messaging middleware. Besides the iib_install module, this family also contains:

  • mq_install to install the MQ software.
  • mq_config to configure and manage the MQ software
  • iib_config to manage and configure IBM Integration Bus software


This is a commercially licensed module. But you can use the module on VirtualBox based development systems for FREE. When used on real systems a license is required.

You can license our modules in multiple ways. Our basic licensing model requires a subscription per node. But contact us for details.

Check the License for details.


Our iib_install module allows you to install your IBM MQ software on your systems. It automatically configures your OS, creates required users and groups, unpacks the files and registers the license.

Here is an example on how to use this:

include iib_install::installmq

Check here to see the full documentation for this module.



The iib_install module requires:

  • Puppet module enterprisemodules-easy_type installed.
  • Puppet version 4.9 or higher. Can be Puppet Enterprise or Puppet Open Source
  • IBM MQ 8 or 9 installation.
  • A valid License from IBM to use this software.
  • A valid entitlement by Enterprise Modules to use this module.
  • Runs on most Linux systems.
  • Windows systems are NOT supported

Installing the iib_install module

To install these modules, you can use a Puppetfile

mod 'enterprisemodules/iib_install'               ,'1.0.x'

Then use the librarian-puppet or r10K to install the software.

You can also install the software using the puppet module command:

puppet module install enterprisemodules-iib_install


Building a total MQ setup requires quite some work. To help you, we have built some examples:

Thes repos contain examples of how you can install and configure a basic IIB setup.


Here you can find some more information regarding this puppet module:

Here is a related blog posts:

Some example code:


This module runs most Linux versions. It requires a puppet version higher than 4. The module does NOT run on windows systems. Contact us of you need to run this module on other flavors of UNIX. We can work together with you to make it work.