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Bug #14625

PuppetDB Configuration docs don't specify where to find configuration files

Added by Gary Larizza almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:05/21/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Deepak Giridharagopal% Done:


Target version:-
Keywords: Affected URL:

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Referring to this page —>, it mentions that you can specify a conf.d style directory full of INI files, but doesn’t tell you where to expect to FIND them on the system. It was a bit confusing to me.


#1 Updated by William Van Hevelingen almost 4 years ago

  • Affected URL set to

I agree it is confusing on where to find the puppetdb configuration files especially since the section above references /etc/default/puppetdb.

#2 Updated by James Turnbull over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Assignee set to Deepak Giridharagopal

What’s the right verbage here and I’ll push a fix?

#3 Updated by James Turnbull over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Decision to Needs More Information

#4 Updated by Chris Price over 3 years ago

I believe that this one was addressed via this pull req:

It does explicitly mention the default config directories now.

#5 Updated by Deepak Giridharagopal over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs More Information to Closed

Looking at the linked URL in the original ticket, I believe that this problem has already been fixed. Here’s content from that page:

If you’ve installed puppetdb from a package, the default is to use the conf.d style, directory-based approach. The default config directory is /etc/puppetdb/conf.d (or /etc/puppetlabs/puppetdb/conf.d for Puppet Enterprise installations). If you’re running from source you may use the “-c” command-line argument to specify your config file or directory.

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