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Version information

  • 0.1.6 (latest)
released Jun 5th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'spantree-dns', '0.1.6'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add spantree-dns
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install spantree-dns --version 0.1.6

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spantree/dns — version 0.1.6 Jun 5th 2013

Puppet DNS (BIND9) Module

Module for provisioning DNS (bind9)

Tested on Ubuntu 12.04, patches to support other operating systems are welcome.

This module depends on concat (

Note: This module is a maintenance a fork of ajjahn-dns to keep the latest useful pulls up to date


Clone this repo to your Puppet modules directory

git clone git:// dns


puppet module install Spantree/dns


Tweak and add the following to your site manifest:

node '' {
  include dns::server

  # Forward Zone
  dns::zone { '':
    soa => "",
    soa_email => '',
    nameservers => ["ns1"]

  # Reverse Zone
  dns::zone { '1.168.192.IN-ADDR.ARPA':
    soa => "",
    soa_email => '',
    nameservers => ["ns1"]

  # A Records:
  dns::record::a {
      zone => '',
      data => [""];
      zone => '',
      data => ["", ""];
      zone => '',
      data => [""],
      ptr => true; # Creates a matching reverse zone record.  Make sure you've added the proper reverse zone in the manifest.

  # MX Records:
  dns::record::mx {
      zone => '',
      preference => 0,
      data => '';
      zone => '',
      preference => 10,
      data => '';

  # CNAME Record:
  dns::record::cname {'www':
    zone => '',
    data => '',

  # TXT Record:
  dns::record::txt {'www':
    zone => '',
    data => 'Hello World',


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


This module is released under the MIT license: