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Version information

  • 0.1.5 (latest)
  • 0.1.4
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.2
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0 (deleted)
released Apr 22nd 2016
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  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jcpunk-ovirt', '0.1.5'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add jcpunk-ovirt
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jcpunk-ovirt --version 0.1.5

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Tags: ovirt, rhev


jcpunk/ovirt — version 0.1.5 Apr 22nd 2016


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 ovirt
  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


This module will install the oVirt services and and setup the engine.

Module Description

This module includes a few specific classes:

  • node - for installing the oVirt services onto compute nodes
  • engine - for installing the oVirt engine onto your management engine
  • hosted_engine - does NOT install the hosted engine, but does pre-seed values for installing the hosted engine.

If you use hosted_engine you can run hosted-engine --deploy to finish the install.


What ovirt affects


  • installs vdsm


  • installs ovirt-engine
  • runs engine-setup with config options from /etc/ovirt-engine-setup.conf.d/


  • installs a sets defaults for the ovirt-hosted-engine

Setup Requirements OPTIONAL

The oVirt packages must be available to your system. This module will not install the repos.

Beginning with ovirt

Review the ovirt::params class


Put the classes, types, and resources for customizing, configuring, and doing the fancy stuff with your module here.


Here, list the classes, types, providers, facts, etc contained in your module. This section should include all of the under-the-hood workings of your module so people know what the module is touching on their system but don't need to mess with things. (We are working on automating this section!)


This is targeted at oVirt 3.6 on el7


Since your module is awesome, other users will want to play with it. Let them know what the ground rules for contributing are.

Release Notes/Contributors/Etc Optional

If you aren't using changelog, put your release notes here (though you should consider using changelog). You may also add any additional sections you feel are necessary or important to include here. Please use the ## header.