Temporarily Disable Puppet

This is can be done by an admin disabled of Puppet # puppet agent --disable "Reason why disabled" To make sure it's disable, just do a Puppet run; # puppet agent -t Notice: Skipping run of Puppet configuration client; administratively disabled (Reason: 'Testing some new things'); Use 'puppet agent --enable' to re-enable.

Puppet: Adding a Package

For this example lets ensure we have lftp install. package { "lftp": ensure => "latest" }