Puppet – How to Install Puppet Agent in Windows


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In this post we will install a Puppet agent in Windows and connect it to Puppetmaster server.

First we need to download the package to install from https://downloads.puppetlabs.com/windows/

The installation is very simple: run the installation file and just follow the steps. You only need to enter your server information correctly.

Install Puppet Agent windows

After installation is complete open command prompt as administrator. In command prompt run command: “puppet agent --test” . After it finishes running go and check foreman smart proxy certificates.

windows puppet

Sign the certificate and run again: “puppet agent --test“. Below are the details:

windows puppet agent output

Lastly in Foreman check the list of hosts and you will see the new windows machine in the list.