Puppet: Add/Remove Nodes

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Follow this to install/uninstall Puppet on a client

To Resolve:

1a. To Install:

For Linux:

sudo su
curl -k https://puppetserver.yourdomain.com:8140/packages/current/install.bash | bash

For Windows:

# We have this as part of the imaging process, but there is a similar PS script you can run from your puppet server.

  1. To remove a node:

For Linux:

# on puppet master
ssh root@yourpuppet.domain.com
puppet node purge $hostnameWithoutFQDN
scp /opt/puppetlabs/bin/puppet-enterprise-uninstaller root@yourclient.domain.com:/root/

# On node:
rm -rf /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/ssl
rm -rf /etc/puppetlabs/mcollective/ssl/clients

For Windows:

Do the server part except transferring the uninstaller then on the node just use add/remove programs to uninstall.