Client Application Management (Part 2, for stow packages)

UPDATE: this page largely superceded by the stowedpackage puppet definition. Back in part 1, I outlined how I’m getting a consistent package load on my various hosts with pkgsync and puppet. This works great for things that are already included in Debian. And I’ll make .deb packages of some of our third-party commercial applications, too […]

The Gold Server

In terminology, the gold server is the one location that all clients check in with to see if they need to make any configuration changes. No changes needed? No changes made. No gold server available right now? No changes made, check back later. In theory, this should be a pretty simple server to provision. […]