Getting Puppetd To Work

Robert L Cochran cochranb at speakeasy.net
Sun Jun 21 01:51:05 UTC 2009


I'm getting messages like this in /var/log/messages when I run puppetd 
(from the puppet client I think...the server is called 'puppetmaster'.)

Jun 20 19:16:00 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not find server : 
getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution
Jun 20 19:16:00 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not retrieve catalog: 
Could not find server puppet
Jun 20 19:16:01 deafeng3 setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing ifconfig 
(ifconfig_t) "read" security_t. For complete SELinux messages. run 
sealert -l 4844399e-6861-497f-b883-5d9cbe05fa79
Jun 20 19:16:01 deafeng3 setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing ifconfig 
(ifconfig_t) "read" security_t. For complete SELinux messages. run 
sealert -l 4844399e-6861-497f-b883-5d9cbe05fa79
Jun 20 19:46:01 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not find server : 
getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution
Jun 20 19:46:01 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not retrieve catalog: 
Could not find server puppet
Jun 20 20:16:02 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not find server : 
getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution
Jun 20 20:16:02 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not retrieve catalog: 
Could not find server puppet
Jun 20 20:16:03 deafeng3 setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing ifconfig 
(ifconfig_t) "read" security_t. For complete SELinux messages. run 
sealert -l 4844399e-6861-497f-b883-5d9cbe05fa79
Jun 20 20:16:03 deafeng3 setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing ifconfig 
(ifconfig_t) "read" security_t. For complete SELinux messages. run 
sealert -l 4844399e-6861-497f-b883-5d9cbe05fa79
Jun 20 20:46:03 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not find server : 
getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution
Jun 20 20:46:03 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not retrieve catalog: 
Could not find server puppet
Jun 20 21:16:04 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not find server : 
getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution
Jun 20 21:16:04 deafeng3 puppetd[2556]: Could not retrieve catalog: 
Could not find server puppet


How to fix the problems (which also involve Selinux)? I'm running in 
permissive mode.

Thanks

Bob




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