Puppet – Installing modules

1. Search for puppet modules

1.i from cli
$ puppet module search accounts

1.ii OR from https://forge.puppet.com/

2. Install puppet module from puppet forge repository

$ puppet module install puppetlabs/accounts
Notice: Preparing to install into /etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/production/modules …
Notice: Downloading from https://forgeapi.puppet.com …
Notice: Installing — do not interrupt …
/etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/production/modules
└─┬ puppetlabs-accounts (v1.3.0)
└── puppetlabs-stdlib (v4.25.1)

3. Install puppet module from different repository

$ puppet module install –module_repository http://dev-forge.example.com puppetlabs-apache

4. Install puppet module from release tar ball

$ puppet module install ~/puppetlabs-apache-0.10.0.tar.gz –ignore-dependencies

5. Show installed puppet modules

$ puppet module list
/etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/production/modules
├── puppetlabs-accounts (v1.3.0)
├── puppetlabs-stdlib (v4.25.1)
├── ssh (???)
└── usermanagement (???)
/etc/puppetlabs/code/modules (no modules installed)
/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/modules
├── puppetlabs-facter_task (v0.3.0)
├── puppetlabs-package (v0.2.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_accounts (v2016.5.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_concat (v1.1.1)
├── puppetlabs-pe_hocon (v2016.2.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_infrastructure (v2018.1.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_inifile (v1.1.3)
├── puppetlabs-pe_install (v2018.1.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_java_ks (v2016.4.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_nginx (v2017.1.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_postgresql (v2016.5.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_puppet_authorization (v2016.2.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_r10k (v2016.2.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_razor (v0.2.1)
├── puppetlabs-pe_repo (v2018.1.0)
├── puppetlabs-pe_staging (v0.3.3)
├── puppetlabs-pe_support_script (v2.7.0)
├── puppetlabs-puppet_conf (v0.2.0)
├── puppetlabs-puppet_enterprise (v2018.1.0)
└── puppetlabs-service (v0.3.1)

6. Upgrade puppet module

$ puppet module upgrade module-name
$ puppet module upgrade puppetlabs-accounts
$ puppet module upgrade puppetlabs-accounts –version=v1.3.0

7. Uninstall puppet module

$ puppet module uninstall module-name
$ puppet module uninstall puppetlabs-accounts

reference:
https://puppet.com/docs/puppet/5.3/modules_installing.html#installing-modules-from-the-command-line