Puppet Agent 1.2.x Release Notes

Included in Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. A newer version is available; see the version menu above for details.

This page lists changes to the puppet-agent package. For details about changes to components in a puppet-agent release, follow the links to those components in the package release’s notes.

The puppet-agent package’s version numbers use the format X.Y.Z, where:

  • X must increase for major backwards-incompatible changes
  • Y may increase for backwards-compatible new functionality
  • Z may increase for bug fixes

If You’re Upgrading from Puppet 3.x

The puppet-agent package installs Puppet 4. Also read the Puppet 4.0 release notes, since they cover any breaking changes since Puppet 3.8.

Also of interest: About Agent and the Puppet 4.2 release notes.

Puppet Agent 1.2.7

Released October 29, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.3, Facter 3.1.1, Hiera 3.0.4, MCollective 2.8.6, Ruby 2.1.7, and OpenSSL 1.0.2d.

New Platforms

The Puppet Enterprise 2015.2.3 repositories include puppet-agent packages for AIX and Solaris 11.

Security

Updated Components

  • Updates Puppet, Facter, and Hiera.
  • Updates Ruby on Windows.
  • Adds a root certificate in Enterprise Linux 4 to enable Forge access.

Updated Paths

Puppet Agent 1.2.6

Released October 12, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.2, Facter 3.1.0, Hiera 3.0.3, MCollective 2.8.6, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.2d.

This release contains no component fixes or updates. It only resolves a packaging issue that could leave the puppet and mcollective services stopped and unregistered after a package upgrade from an earlier puppet-agent release.

Puppet Agent 1.2.5

Released October 1, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.2, Facter 3.1.0, Hiera 3.0.3, MCollective 2.8.6, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.2d.

Bug Fixes

  • Updates MCollective to fix an issue when trying to start mcollectived on Solaris 10.

Updated File Names

  • Changes the package file names on OS X to use major and minor OS versions (such as puppet-agent-1.2.5-1.osx10.10.dmg) instead of codenames (such as puppet-agent-1.2.5-1.yosemite.dmg).

Puppet Agent 1.2.4

Released September 14, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.2, Facter 3.1.0, Hiera 3.0.3, MCollective 2.8.5, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.2d.

Updated Components

  • Updates Puppet, Facter, and MCollective.

There was no puppet-agent 1.2.3 release.

Puppet Agent 1.2.2

Released July 22, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.1, Facter 3.0.2, Hiera 3.0.1, MCollective 2.8.2, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.0s.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolves bugs in Facter and Puppet.

Puppet Agent 1.2.1

Released June 25, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.0, Facter 3.0.1, Hiera 3.0.1, MCollective 2.8.2, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.0s.

Regression Fixes

  • Fixes a regression in Facter.

Puppet Agent 1.2.0

Released June 24, 2015.

Includes Puppet 4.2.0, Facter 3.0.0, Hiera 3.0.1, MCollective 2.8.2, Ruby 2.1.6, and OpenSSL 1.0.0s.

Updated Components

  • Updates Puppet and Facter.

Puppet Agent 1.1.x and earlier

For details on earlier puppet-agent releases, see the puppet-announce Google Group.

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