Configuration Management with Puppet

Equip your team to manage and automate the configuration of their servers and applications

1500+ users onboarded

Program Overview

Puppet is a popular open-source configuration management tool that helps system administrators manage and automate the configuration of their servers and applications. With Puppet, the teams can define and enforce the desired state of their infrastructure, manage software installations, and automate repetitive tasks.

Uptut offers a training course on Configuration Management with Puppet, designed to equip professionals with the necessary skills to automate their infrastructure using Puppet. The course targets corporate clients who wish to train their employees on using Puppet for Configuration Management.

Our specialty lies in experienced trainers with real-world experience using Puppet for Configuration Management. The trainers are certified and knowledgeable in the latest trends and best practices in Configuration Management with Puppet, and they bring this expertise to the course.

The course is hands-on and interactive, with experienced trainers and customizable delivery options.

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Training Objectives

  • Gain a solid understanding of Puppet Architecture
  • Learn how to install and configure Puppet
  • Learn how to write and manage Puppet manifests
  • Learning how to Manage Puppet Modules
  • Learning how to Implement Puppet Best Practices

Core training modules

  • 1. Introduction to configuration management
  • What is configuration management?, Why use configuration management tools like Puppet?, Benefits of using Puppet for configuration management
  • 2. Getting started with Puppet
  • Installing Puppet on a server, Setting up Puppet agents on client servers, Understanding the Puppet master/agent architecture, Writing your first Puppet manifest
  • 3. Puppet language essentials
  • Puppet's domain-specific language (DSL), Resource types, Variables and conditionals, Modules and classes, Templates
  • 4. Puppet modules
  • Creating modules to organize Puppet code, Reusing modules from the Puppet Forge,Managing dependencies between modules
  • 5. Puppet node classification
  • Using node classification to group servers, Applying different Puppet configurations to different groups of servers, Creating custom facts to use in node classification
  • 6. Puppet manifests and hiera
  • Separating data from code using Hiera, Best practices for writing Puppet manifests, Debugging Puppet manifests
  • 7. Managing configuration files with Puppet
  • Using Puppet to manage configuration files, Managing file permissions and ownership, Deploying configuration files with templates
  • 8. Managing packages and services with Puppet
  • Using Puppet to manage package installations and upgrades, Ensuring that services are running using Puppet, Managing firewall rules with Puppet
  • 9. Advanced topics in Puppet
  • Writing custom Puppet resource types, Extending Puppet with plugins and extensions, Using Puppet to manage cloud infrastructure
  • 10. Troubleshooting Puppet
  • Debugging common Puppet errors, Troubleshooting Puppet infrastructure issues, Using Puppet reporting tools to diagnose problems

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How Does Personalised Training Work?

Skill-Gap Assessment

Analysing skill gap and assessing business requirements to craft a unique program



Customising curriculum and projects to prepare your team for challenges within your industry



Supplementing training with consulting support to ensure implementation in real projects


Why Configuration Management with Puppet for Your Business?

  • Automation: Puppet allows you to automate repetitive tasks which can help reduce the time and effort required to manage your IT infrastructure, which can increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Consistency: By ensuring that your IT infrastructure is consistent and compliant, Puppet helps reduce the risk of errors and security breaches caused by manual configuration changes.
  • Scalability: Puppet is designed to scale which helps businesses grow and expand their IT capabilities without having to worry about managing their infrastructure manually.

Who will Benefit from this Training?

  • System administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • IT operations professionals
  • Cloud architects
  • Software developers
  • IT managers

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the pre-requisites for this training?
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The training does not require you to have prior skills or experience. The curriculum covers basics and progresses towards advanced topics.

2. Will my team get any practical experience with this training?
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With our focus on experiential learning, we have made the training as hands-on as possible with assignments, quizzes and capstone projects, and a lab where trainees will learn by doing tasks live.

3. What is your mode of delivery - online or on-site?
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We conduct both online and on-site training sessions. You can choose any according to the convenience of your team.

4. Will trainees get certified?
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Yes, all trainees will get certificates issued by Uptut under the guidance of industry experts.

5. What do we do if we need further support after the training?
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We have an incredible team of mentors that are available for consultations in case your team needs further assistance. Our experienced team of mentors is ready to guide your team and resolve their queries to utilize the training in the best possible way. Just book a consultation to get support.

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