On March 12, in a security notice Canonical published details about Puppet vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 11.10 operating systems.According to Canonical, several security issues were fixed in Puppet. For example, it was discovered that Puppet agents incorrectly handled certain kick connections in a non-default configuration.
Let's say I have 2 fresh Ubuntu 14.04 VMs. I wish to make one a puppet master and the other a puppet client. I following the official puppet install guide, which is very simple (linked down the bottom). In essence, you install puppetmaster on one server and puppet on the other.
Puppet – Open source data centre automation and configuration management framework
ERB – Powerful templating system for Ruby
Puppet Recipes – Recipes for configuring Puppet
Puppet Dashboard – Web interface and reporting tool for Puppet