What Does it Conﬁgure for
MySQL with Master-Master replication.
Mumble daemon including SSL certs.
Heartbeat cluster with IP failover.
Static webserver to redirect web trafﬁc to our
Automatic monitoring using Icinga (Nagios port).
How Long Does it Take?
About 5 minutes from the time
we setup the Smart Parameters.
10 minutes or so end-to-end.
SSL authentication, Hostgroup
setting, and Smart Parameters
are the only “hands on” part.
What Could be Better?
Puppet has “facts” which we
could auto conﬁgure some of
the base details such as
Better “sharing” of Smart
parameters, we set the IP
several times right now.
Requires a reboot after ﬁrsttime conﬁguration. I am sure
I could make that unneeded.
What Else Can I Do With Foreman?
Automatic provisioning of EC2, VMWare, Ovirt,
Rackspace Cloud, etc.
DHCP, DNS, TFTP, and PXE-based unattended
Full support for portioning schemes, network
conﬁguration, multiple OS’s, etc.