OLFI 2012: Beginner Puppet Training
Beginners Puppet Training will introduce Puppet and Language to new administrators of Puppet. This class will use a combination of hands-on learning and discussion to review the fundamentals of the Puppet Language. This class will cover:
- Puppet DSL
- Resource Types and Providers
- Resource Abstraction Layer (RAL)
Time Permitting, this class will also cover the following topics:
- Common Design Patterns
- Managing Sudoers
- Managing Users
After this course, you should have a fundamental understanding of how Puppet works and what resources are available to continue growing knowledge of this powerful tool.
- A Laptop with VMWare Workstation/Fusion or VirtualBox
- (Recommended) 6 months - 2 years of hands-on Linux Administration.
It is highly recommended that each participant download the Puppet Training Image prior to this class to ensure maximum time is allotted for training. This class will utilize the Learning Puppet VM provided by PuppetLabs, which can be found here: http://info.puppetlabs.com/download-learning-puppet-VM.html
Instructor: James Fryman
Schedule: 9 am to 12 pm