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Version information

  • 1.1.1 (latest)
  • 1.1.0
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.0.7
  • 0.0.6
  • 0.0.5
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.2
released Apr 16th 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >=3.7.0 <=5.5.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'spantree-thrift', '1.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add spantree-thrift
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install spantree-thrift --version 1.1.1

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Tags: thrift


spantree/thrift — version 1.1.1 Apr 16th 2018


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Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with thrift
  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


The thrift module downloads, compiles and installs. The module has been tested on Centos and Ubuntu but it should work on RedHat, Amazon Linux and Debian 7.

Module Description

This module installs thrift with java bindings, in order to do it, it will install openjdk 7 and ant from the apache ant website.


What thrift affects

  • Install the thrift binary /usr/local/bin/thrift.
  • Install openjdk7 and ant from the apache-ant website.

Setup Requirements

None at the moment.

Beginning with thrift

include thrift is enough to get you up and running. If you wish to pass in parameters specifying a specific version of thrift, then:

class { 'thrift':
  version => '0.9.0'


All interaction with the thrift module can be done through the main thrift class.

###I just want Thrift, what's the minimum I need?

include thrift

###I want a specific version of thrift

class { 'thrift':
  version => '0.9.0',

###I want to specify a different download source because I am behind a firewall

class { 'thrift':
  base_url => 'http://myinternalhost/thrift'



####Public Classes

  • thrift: Main class


The following parameters are available in the thrift module:


Specify the version of thrift to use, at the moment defaults to 0.9.1


Sets the base url for the download location



Set to the thrift version that is installed.


Set to the path of the thrift binary


This module has been built on and tested against Puppet 3.2 and higher.

The module has been tested on:

  • CentOS 6
  • Ubuntu 14.04

Testing on other platforms has been light and cannot be guaranteed.


Release Notes/Contributors/Etc