About deprecations in this version of Puppet

Included in Puppet Enterprise 2017.1. A newer version is available; see the version menu above for details.

Puppet 4.0 removed or changed a lot of old and crufty features that had a long period of deprecation in Puppet 3.x (or sometimes even earlier).

While the 3.x deprecations focused mostly on the Puppet language and longstanding problems with built-in resource types, the 4.x deprecations focus on Puppet’s infrastructure.

How to tell if you’re using deprecated features

As Puppet 5 draws closer, you should read through the deprecation pages in this section. Each page groups similar features together, and each feature explains what to do if you’re affected.

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