OpenStack Watcher Puppet Module
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Table of Contents

  1. Overview - What is the watcher module?
  2. Module Description - What does the module do?
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with watcher
  4. Implementation - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Beaker-Rspec - Beaker-rspec tests for the project
  7. Development - Guide for contributing to the module
  8. Contributors - Those with commits
  9. Release Notes - Release notes for the project
  10. Repository - The project source code repository


The watcher module is a part of OpenStack, an effort by the OpenStack infrastructure team to provide continuous integration testing and code review for OpenStack and OpenStack community projects not part of the core software. The module itself is used to flexibly configure and manage the Watcher service for OpenStack.

Module Description

The watcher module is a thorough attempt to make Puppet capable of managing the entirety of watcher. This includes manifests to provision region specific endpoint and database connections. Types are shipped as part of the watcher module to assist in manipulation of configuration files.


What the watcher module affects

  • Watcher, the Watcher service for OpenStack.

Installing watcher

watcher is not currently in Puppet Forge, but is anticipated to be added soon.  Once that happens, you'll be able to install watcher with:
puppet module install openstack/watcher

Beginning with watcher

To utilize the watcher module's functionality you will need to declare multiple resources.



watcher is a combination of Puppet manifest and ruby code to delivery configuration and extra functionality through types and providers.


  • All the watcher types use the CLI tools and so need to be ran on the watcher node.


This module has beaker-rspec tests

To run the tests on the default vagrant node:

bundle install
bundle exec rake acceptance

For more information on writing and running beaker-rspec tests visit the documentation:


Developer documentation for the entire puppet-openstack project.


Release Notes