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Puppet module: xinetd

DEPRECATION NOTICE

This module is no more actively maintained and will hardly be updated.

Please find an alternative module from other authors or consider Tiny Puppet as replacement.

If you want to maintain this module, contact Alessandro Franceschi

This is a Puppet xinetd module from the second generation of Example42 Puppet Modules.

Made by Alessandro Franceschi / Lab42

Official site: http://www.example42.com

Official git repository: http://github.com/example42/puppet-xinetd

Released under the terms of Apache 2 License.

This module requires functions provided by the Example42 Puppi module.

For detailed info about the logic and usage patterns of Example42 modules read README.usage on Example42 main modules set.

USAGE - Basic management

  • Install xinetd with default settings

      class { "xinetd": }
    
  • Disable xinetd service.

      class { "xinetd":
        disable => true
      }
    
  • Disable xinetd service at boot time, but don't stop if is running.

      class { "xinetd":
        disableboot => true
      }
    
  • Remove xinetd package

      class { "xinetd":
        absent => true
      }
    
  • Enable auditing without without making changes on existing xinetd configuration files

      class { "xinetd":
        audit_only => true
      }
    

USAGE - Overrides and Customizations

  • Use custom sources for main config file

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

      class { "xinetd":
        source_dir       => "puppet:///modules/lab42/xinetd/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

      class { "xinetd":
        template => "example42/xinetd/xinetd.conf.erb",      
      }
    
  • Define custom options that can be used in a custom template without the need to add parameters to the xinetd class

      class { "xinetd":
        template => "example42/xinetd/xinetd.conf.erb",    
        options  => {
          'LogLevel' => 'INFO',
          'UsePAM'   => 'yes',
        },
      }
    
  • Automaticallly include a custom subclass

      class { "xinetd:"
        my_class => 'xinetd::example42',
      }
    

USAGE - Example42 extensions management

  • Activate puppi (recommended, but disabled by default) Note that this option requires the usage of Example42 puppi module

      class { "xinetd": 
        puppi    => true,
      }
    
  • Activate puppi and use a custom puppi_helper template (to be provided separately with a puppi::helper define ) to customize the output of puppi commands

      class { "xinetd":
        puppi        => true,
        puppi_helper => "myhelper", 
      }
    
  • Activate automatic monitoring (recommended, but disabled by default) This option requires the usage of Example42 monitor and relevant monitor tools modules

      class { "xinetd":
        monitor      => true,
        monitor_tool => [ "nagios" , "monit" , "munin" ],
      }
    
  • Activate automatic firewalling This option requires the usage of Example42 firewall and relevant firewall tools modules

      class { "xinetd":       
        firewall      => true,
        firewall_tool => "iptables",
        firewall_src  => "10.42.0.0/24",
        firewall_dst  => "$ipaddress_eth0",
      }
    

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