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A puppet module for php. According to Example42 NextGen spec.
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Puppet module: php

This is a Puppet module for php based on the second generation layout (“NextGen”) of Example42 Puppet Modules.

Made by ALessandro Franceschi / Lab42

Official site:

Official git repository:

Released under the terms of Apache 2 License.

This module requires functions provided by the Example42 Puppi module (you need it even if you don't use and install Puppi)

For detailed info about the logic and usage patterns of Example42 modules check the DOCS directory on Example42 main modules set.

USAGE - Basic management

  • Install php with default settings

    class { 'php': }
  • Install a specific version of php package

    class { 'php':
      version => '1.0.1',
  • Remove php package

    class { 'php':
      absent => true
  • Enable auditing without without making changes on existing php configuration files

    class { 'php':
      audit_only => true

USAGE - Module installation

  • Install a new module

    php::module { "imagick": }
  • Install a specific version of a module:

    php::module { "imagick":
      version => '1.0.1';
  • Remove php module

    php::module { "imagick":
        absent => true,
  • By default module package name is php-$title for RedHat and php5-$title . You can override this prefix.

    php::module { "apc": 
      module_prefix => "php-"

USAGE - Pear Management

  • Install a pear package

    php::pear::module { "XML_Util": }
  • Set a config option

    php::pear::config { http_proxy: value => "myproxy:8080" }

USAGE - Pecl Management

  • Install a pecl package

    php::pecl::module { "XML_Util": }
  • Set a config option

    php::pecl::config { http_proxy: value => "myproxy:8080" }

USAGE - Overrides and Customizations

  • Use custom sources for main config file

    class { 'php':
      source => [ "puppet:///modules/lab42/php/php.conf-${hostname}" , "puppet:///modules/lab42/php/php.conf" ],
  • Use custom source directory for the whole configuration dir

    class { 'php':
      source_dir       => 'puppet:///modules/lab42/php/conf/',
      source_dir_purge => false, # Set to true to purge any existing file not present in $source_dir
  • Use custom template for main config file. Note that template and source arguments are alternative.

    class { 'php':
      template => 'example42/php/php.conf.erb',
  • Automatically include a custom subclass

    class { 'php':
      my_class => 'php::example42',
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