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Feature #8413

Feature #8268: Basic Puppet agent support on Windows

Ability to run Puppet as an agent on Windows

Added by Jacob Helwig almost 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:07/13/2011
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Nick Lewis% Done:


Target version:2.7.4
Affected Puppet version:development Branch:

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Puppet agent should work on Windows, including the ability to run as a service.


#1 Updated by Josh Cooper almost 5 years ago

  • Category set to windows
  • Target version set to 3.x

#2 Updated by Jacob Helwig over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from 3.x to 2.7.x

#3 Updated by Nick Lewis over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Accepted to In Topic Branch Pending Review

This ticket seems primarily to be documentation. The agent can run as a service using nssm.exe (

There is a small change allowing the agent to properly clean up a stale pidfile at (pull request

I will continue research and update the ticket if I find any other deficiencies.

#4 Updated by Josh Cooper over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from In Topic Branch Pending Review to Merged - Pending Release
  • Assignee set to Nick Lewis
  • Target version changed from 2.7.x to 2.7.4
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Affected Puppet version set to development

Merged into 2.7.x in commit

#5 Updated by Matthaus Owens over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Merged - Pending Release to Closed

Released in 2.7.4rc1

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