November 19

Linux: Error: Unable to fetch my node definition, but the agent run will continue

Puppet agent is giving the following error:
puppet agent -tv
Warning: Unable to fetch my node definition, but the agent run will continue:
Warning: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Info: Retrieving pluginfacts
Error: /File[/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/cache/facts.d]: Failed to generate additional resources using ‘eval_generate’: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Error: /File[/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/cache/facts.d]: Could not evaluate: Could not retrieve file metadata for puppet:///pluginfacts: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Info: Retrieving plugin
Error: /File[/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/cache/lib]: Failed to generate additional resources using ‘eval_generate’: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Error: /File[/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/cache/lib]: Could not evaluate: Could not retrieve file metadata for puppet:///plugins: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Info: Loading facts
Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state
Warning: Not using cache on failed catalog
Error: Could not retrieve catalog; skipping run
Error: Could not send report: SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=unknown state

Fix:
On the puppet master server:
puppet cert clean agentservername

On the Agent server:
rm -rf /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/ssl/
puppet agent -tv

On the puppet master server:
puppet cert sign –all

On the Agent server:
puppet agent -tv


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Posted November 19, 2021 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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