Learn what Roles and Profiles are and put them to good use!
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Fundamental Puppet knowledge
This course is created for people that are starting out with Puppet and want to familiarize themselves with the Roles and Profiles design pattern.
If you want to get a clear explanation of the theory behind Roles and Profiles, supported with practical examples then this is the course for you!
We will cover creating a base profile to manage to generic settings your infrastructure and we will cover a design pattern to handle different platforms in our base profile. Additionally, we will use Hieradata in combination with Profiles and class parameters and employ create_resources to dynamically manage resources using data retrieved from Hiera.
Who is the target audience?
People that want to use Roles and Profiles in their Puppet infrastructure.