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Manage /etc/resolve.conf on aix, solaris and rhel with puppet


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Version information

  • 1.0.4 (latest)
  • 1.0.3
  • 1.0.2
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.6
  • 0.1.5
  • 0.1.4
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.2
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Aug 27th 2018

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'geoffwilliams-resolv_conf', '1.0.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add geoffwilliams-resolv_conf
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install geoffwilliams-resolv_conf --version 1.0.4

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geoffwilliams/resolv_conf — version 1.0.4 Aug 27th 2018

Build Status


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  4. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Manage /etc/resolv.conf with Puppet on:

  • AIX,
  • RHEL/CentOS
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Suse


What resolve_conf affects

  • Manages the /etc/resolv.conf file
  • Restarts the dns/client on Solaris if the file is changed



include resolv_conf

Use DNS settings from Hiera. Makes no changes if no data present.


class { "resolv_conf":
  search      => "",
  nameservers => ["", ""],

Set a search domain and use specific nameservers.


  • Assumes that cron itself is already installed
  • Does not attempt to manage the cron services
  • Not supported by Puppet, Inc.


PRs accepted :)


This module supports testing using PDQTest.

Test can be executed with:

bundle install
bundle exec pdqtest all

See .travis.yml for a working CI example