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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with limesurvey
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This module installs Limesurvey from the website..

Optionally MySQL and Apache2 are installed and managed by this module. However, both classes can be overwritten.


Beginning with limesurvey

Basically this module downloads the code from and places it into the specified directory. Without the database class included you need to install and manage the database by yourself. Same for the websever and PHP.


A basic example using both webserver and database

        class { 'limesurvey':
            dbname            => 'limesurvey',
            dbpassword        => 'foobar',
            dbuser            => 'lemongrab',
            sql_root_password => 'foobar',
            manage_webserver  => false,



Public classes

  • [limesurey::init]: Installs and configures Limesurvey.
  • [limesurey::extract]: Downloads the code from
  • [limesurey::config]: Manages the configuration of Limesurvey.
  • [limesurey::database]: Installs and configures a MySQL database.
  • [limesurey::webserver]: Installs and configures an Apacha2 webserver.
  • [limesurey::php]: Installs the required PHP packages.

For details on parameters see manifests


This module has been tested on:

  • Debian 7, 8

Using Puppet >=4.5

The CentOS Build needs fixing, but the module should work.


For further details see


  • Markus Opolka