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Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 08:15:06 +0000
From: root <root@deployment-logstash03.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs>
Subject: [Cloud VPS alert][deployment-prep] Puppet failure on deployment-logstash03.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs (

Puppet is failing to run on the "deployment-logstash03.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs (" instance in project
deployment-prep in Wikimedia Cloud VPS.

Working Puppet runs are needed to maintain instance security and logins.
As long as Puppet continues to fail, this system is in danger of becoming

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dcaro triaged this task as Medium priority.Apr 16 2021, 9:35 AM
dcaro created this task.
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taavi@deployment-logstash03:~$ sudo run-puppet-agent
Info: Using configured environment 'production'
Info: Retrieving pluginfacts
Info: Retrieving plugin
Info: Retrieving locales
Info: Loading facts
Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 500 on SERVER: Server Error: Evaluation Error: Error while evaluating a Resource Statement, Function lookup() did not find a value for the name 'profile::logstash::apifeatureusage::curator_actions' (file: /etc/puppet/modules/profile/manifests/logstash/apifeatureusage.pp, line: 7) on node deployment-logstash03.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs
Warning: Not using cache on failed catalog
Error: Could not retrieve catalog; skipping run

Change 680266 had a related patch set uploaded (by David Caro; author: David Caro):

[operations/puppet@production] wmsc: add role to the hiera hierarchy

Some previous conversations on trying to add roles to the cloud hiera lookup:

Change 680329 had a related patch set uploaded (by David Caro; author: David Caro):

[operations/puppet@production] WIP wmcs.enc: Add role of the machine

This machine will be decommissioned shortly (T283013)

Change 680266 abandoned by David Caro:

[operations/puppet@production] wmsc: add role to the hiera hierarchy


No longer relevant

Change 680329 abandoned by David Caro:

[operations/puppet@production] WIP wmcs.enc: Add role of the machine


No longer relevant