I am using the quickstart in the manual for ubuntu 18.04 (Foreman :: Manual). This is a brand-new ec2 instance and there weren’t any errors during the installation. I followed along the instructions in the quick start up until the step to 2.2 Puppet Management without any errors. The first two steps in Puppet Management worked fine, the host shows up in the foreman console as healthy and I was able to install the NTP module with the puppet command.
Trying to do the next step was impossible though. The quickstart says: “go to Configure > Classes and click Import from hostname”. Well that button or link does not appear. I read somewhere that this may be because Foreman can’t communicate with the Smart Proxy so I went to look at that and the smart proxy installed by the installer doesn’t appear on the page at “Infrastructure > Smart Proxies”. I tried to add it but that was rejected as a duplicate, so I think it knows about the smart proxy but can’t use it for some reason. The logs aren’t helpful and I’m not sure what the next troubleshooting step is.
quick start document works as expected
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output of foreman debug:
root@ip-172-20-13-172:/var/log/foreman-installer# foreman-debug -u Processing... (takes a while) HOSTNAME: ip-172-20-13-172.ec2.internal OS: debian RELEASE: buster/sid FOREMAN: 1.22.0 RUBY: ruby 2.5.1p57 (2018-03-29 revision 63029) [x86_64-linux-gnu] PUPPET: 6.7.2 A debug file has been created: /var/tmp/foreman-debug-XBNvJ.tar.xz (239192 bytes) Uploading... The tarball has been uploaded, please contact us on community.theforeman.org or on IRC/Matrix (#theforeman), making sure you reference the following URL: http://debugs.theforeman.org/foreman-debug-XBNvJ.tar.xz