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Puppet module to manage monit installation and configuration


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Version information

  • 3.0.0 (latest)
  • 2.0.1
  • 2.0.0
  • 1.4.0
  • 1.3.0
  • 1.2.0
  • 1.1.3
released Dec 9th 2020
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.0.0 < 6.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'soli-monit', '3.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add soli-monit
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install soli-monit --version 3.0.0

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Tags: monitoring


soli/monit — version 3.0.0 Dec 9th 2020


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Table of Contents

  1. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with monit
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module
  7. Contributors

Module Description

This module installs and configures Monit. It allows you to enable HTTP Dashboard an to add check from a file.


Setup Requirements

WARNING: For RedHat systems, you may need to add an additional repository like the EPEL repository. You can use the module stahnma-epel to do this.

Beginning with monit

include ::monit


Enable Monit Dashboard

class { 'monit':
  httpd          => true,
  httpd_address  => '',
  httpd_password => 'CHANGE_ME',

Add a check

Using the source parameter:

monit::check { 'ntp':
  source => "puppet:///modules/${module_name}/ntp",

Or using the content parameter with a string:

monit::check { 'ntp':
  content => 'check process ntpd with pidfile /var/run/
  start program = "/etc/init.d/ntpd start"
  stop  program = "/etc/init.d/ntpd stop"
  if failed host port 123 type udp then alert
  if 5 restarts within 5 cycles then timeout

Or using the content parameter with a template:

monit::check { 'ntp':
  content => template("${module_name}/ntp.erb"),

Remove a check

monit::check { 'ntp':
  ensure => absent,




RedHat and Debian family OSes are officially supported. Tested and built on Debian and CentOS.


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