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You can now start up ActiveMQ with the command bin/activemq start. MCollective Server The MCollective “server” is the part that you’ll need to deploy on all of your nodes. The client is a sort of command console that sends messages to the servers. The installation of MCollective itself is fairly straightforward and has packages available for most distributions.

Since Puppet is built in to MCollective, it is not necessary to run the agent on boot either. So long as MCollective and Puppet are both installed, we can execute Puppet as we like. info copied to $libdir/mcollective on the servers, preferably using Puppet. Once it’s installed, you will be able to kick off a Puppet run on all or some of your servers with the following command: :> mc-puppetd --with-class example runonce If you don’t mind the default polling behavior of the Puppet agent, you can also use the puppetd MCollective agent to selectively enable or disable Puppet on sets of your instances as well as initiate one-off runs of the agent.

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