node_manager

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Create and manage PE Console node groups as resources.

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released Jan 12th 2021
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.7.1 < 8.0.0
  • RedHat
    ,
    CentOS
    ,
    SLES
    ,
    Ubuntu
Tasks:
  • update_classes

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WhatsARanjit/node_manager — version 0.7.4 Jan 12th 2021

node_manager Build Status

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Requirements
  3. Authentication
  4. Types
  5. Tasks
  6. Functions
  7. Face
  8. Things to do
  9. Experimental

Overview

Create and manage PE node groups as resources.

Requirements

  • *nix operating system
  • Puppet >= 3.7.1
  • New https provider which doesn't need puppetclassify gem

Authentication

PE Console server

Using the types and functions on the PE Console server will read the configuration at /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/classifier.yaml which contains the default server information and SSL certificate paths. No extra configuration is necessary.

Remote client or custom information

In order to manage node groups from a remote client, you'll need to whitelist a certificate or generate a token with permissions to edit node groups. Create a file at /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/node_manager.yaml in the following format:

server: master.puppetlabs.vm             # Defaults to $settings::server
port: 4433                               # Defaults to 4433
# Supply certs
hostcert: /root/certs/client.pem
hostprivkey: /root/certs/client_key.pem
localcacert: /root/certs/ca.pem
# Or token
token: AJLqDQxalbVSMWrZcX03aGtixvk_S2xGZfQizY9YvzVk

NOTE: The token will be favored if both SSL and a token is provided.

Types

Node_group

Node_groups will autorequire parent node_groups.

Enumerate all node groups:

  • puppet resource node_group

Example output for puppet resource node_group 'PE MCollective'

node_group { 'PE MCollective':
  ensure               => 'present',
  classes              => {'puppet_enterprise::profile::mcollective::agent' => {}},
  environment          => 'production',
  id                   => '4cdec347-20c6-46d7-9658-7189c1537ae9',
  override_environment => 'false',
  parent               => 'PE Infrastructure',
  rule                 => ['and', ['~', ['fact', 'pe_version'], '.+']],
}

Node_group parameters

  • description

    Description of the node_group.

  • classes

    Classes that are assigned to the node in hash format. Elements of the hash are class parameters.

    Default (empty hash): {}

  • environment

    Environment selected for this node group.

    Default: production

  • name

    (namevar) Node group's name.

  • id

    Universal ID for the group. This attribute is read-only.

  • override_environment

    Whether or not this group's environment ment setting overrides all other other environments.

    Default: false

  • parent

    The UID for the data group. Can be specified by group name or UID.

    Default: All Nodes

  • rules

    An array of classification rules. To submit an empty ruleset, use '' as your value.

    Default (empty array): []

  • variables

    Global variables for the node group expressed in a hash as { 'var' => 'value' }.

    Default (empty hash): {}

  • data

    Configuration data supplied for automatic parameter lookup for the group. Data for the node group expressed in a hash as { 'class' => { 'param' => 'value' }}. This parameter is supported for PE >=2017.3.x.

    Default (empty hash): {}

  • purge_behavior

    Defines how purging of classification or data will be handled. By default, or when set to all, the node_group resource will ensure classes and data are matched exactly, and remove any values not described by the resource. When set to none, the node_group resource will ensure data and classes described are present with the prescribed values, but will not remove other classification, or other data, present in the node group. The data setting purges only data values, and the classes setting purges only classes values.

    Default: all

    Values: all, data, classes, none

Tasks

update_classes

Trigger update-classes job

puppet task run node_manager::update_classes --nodes 'pe-master' environment=production

NOTE: Default environment value is production.

Functions

node_groups()

Retrieve all or one node_group and its data.

node_groups() will return:

{
  "All Nodes"=>{
    "environment_trumps"=>false,
    "parent"=>"00000000-0000-4000-8000-000000000000",
    "name"=>"All Nodes",
    "rule"=>["and", ["~", "name", ".*"]],
    "variables"=>{}, "id"=>"00000000-0000-4000-8000-000000000000",
    "environment"=>"production",
    "classes"=>{},
    "config_data"=>{}
  },
  "Production environment"=>{
    "environment_trumps"=>false,
    "parent"=>"00000000-0000-4000-8000-000000000000",
    "name"=>"Production environment",
    "rule"=>["and", ["~", "name", ".*"]],
    "variables"=>{},
    "id"=>"7233f964-951e-4a7f-88ea-72676ed3104d",
    "environment"=>"production",
    "classes"=>{},
    "config_data"=>{}
  },
  ...
}

node_groups('All Nodes') will return:

{
  "All Nodes"=>{
    "environment_trumps"=>false,
    "parent"=>"00000000-0000-4000-8000-000000000000",
    "name"=>"All Nodes",
    "rule"=>["and", ["~", "name", ".*"]],
    "variables"=>{}, "id"=>"00000000-0000-4000-8000-000000000000",
    "environment"=>"production",
    "classes"=>{},
    "config_data"=>{}
  }
}

Type: rvalue

get_nodes()

Retrieve historical info about a node's check-ins and classification, if check-in storage is enabled.

get_nodes(nodename) will return:

{
  "name": "Deep Space 9",
  "check_ins": [
    {
      "time": "2369-01-04T03:00:00Z",
      "explanation": {
        "53029cf7-2070-4539-87f5-9fc754a0f041": {
          "value": true,
          "form": [
            "and",
            {
              "value": true,
              "form": [">=", {"path": ["fact", "pressure hulls"], "value": "3"}, "1"]
            },
            {
              "value": true,
              "form": ["=", {"path": ["fact", "warp cores"], "value": "0"}, "0"]
            },
            {
              "value": true,
              "form": [">" {"path": ["fact", "docking ports"], "value": "18"}, "9"]
            }
          ]
        }
      }
    }
  ],
  "transaction_uuid": "d3653a4a-4ebe-426e-a04d-dbebec00e97f"
}

get_nodes() (without the nodename argument) is deprecated, but is included for coverage of the API. It will return the same structure, but for all nodes with their historical check-in information.

Type: rvalue

Face

The node_manager face allows you to interact with endpoints other than the groups endpoint using the type or function. Use the --help flag to explore functionaliy of each action.

# puppet node_manager --help

USAGE: puppet node_manager <action>

Interact with node classifier API

OPTIONS:
  --render-as FORMAT             - The rendering format to use.
  --verbose                      - Whether to log verbosely.
  --debug                        - Whether to log debug information.

ACTIONS:
  classes         List class information
  classified      List classification information
  environments    Query environment sync status
  groups          List group information
  pin             Pin a node to a group
  unpin           Unpin a node from groups

See 'puppet man node_manager' or 'man puppet-node_manager' for full help.

Things to do

  • Nothing at the moment

Experimental

New puppet-less provider with bash here

Maintainers

This repositority is largely the work of some Puppet community members. It is not officially maintained by Puppet, or any individual in particular. Issues should be opened in Github. Questions should be directed at the individuals responsible for committing that particular code.