[nycbug-talk] OT: Puppet/LDAP on EC2

Francisco Reyes lists at stringsutils.com
Wed Apr 21 11:41:11 EDT 2010

Matt Juszczak writes:

> * set user-data that will install puppet, somehow "fetch" the hostname of 
> the box externally, set the hostname, set /etc/resolv.conf to point to the 
> appropriate DNS servers, and then launch puppet (and then let puppet put 
> the real /etc/resolv.conf in place, as well as other packages).

That approach sounds best.
Are all the machines going to be the same type?
You could have a table, when the machines comes up you connect to a DB and 
see what name is available and assign the machine the name.

Track on the table what name has an EC2 instance linked to it.

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