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.

To enable:

puppet agent --enable

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