Puppet module to manage timezone settings
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puppet-timezone

####Table of Contents

  1. Overview - What is the timezone module?
  2. Module Description - What does the module do?
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with timezone
  4. Usage - The classes, defined types, and their parameters available for configuration
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.

Overview

The timezone module installs, configures, and manages the system's timezone.

Module Description

The timezone module handles installing and configuring the system's timezone across a range of operating systems and distributions.

Setup

What timezone affects

  • /etc/localtime

Basics

Getting started with this module is as simple as specifying the following in your manifest:

class { 'timezone': timezone => 'US/Eastern' }

Usage

The following parameters are available in the timezone module:

  • timezone
  • zoneinfo_dir
  • config_file

Limitations

This module has been built and tested against Puppet 3.0 and higher.

The module has been tested on:

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
  • CentOS 6
  • Ubuntu 12.04

Testing on other platforms has been light and cannot be guaranteed.