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, 2016.4.x
- Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 7.0.0
- , , , , , ,
This module includes a Bolt plugin to generate Bolt targets from foreman.
More information about foreman: https://theforeman.org/
You can skip this steps if you already have the requirements installed. Just make sure you specify the path to hammer in the parameter hammer_cli_bin.
Make sure you have the following packages installed:
git curl libssl-dev libreadline-dev zlib1g-dev autoconf bison build-essential libyaml-dev libreadline-dev libncurses5-dev libffi-dev libgdbm-dev
Install the needed requirements into bolt:
/opt/puppetlabs/bolt/bin/gem install --user-install hammer_cli_foreman
Find the installation diretory of the hammer cli bin (referenced as $INSTALL_DIR):
/opt/puppetlabs/bolt/bin/gem list -d hammer_cli_foreman | grep "Installed at" Installed at: ~/.gem/ruby/2.5.0
Make sure you can execute hammer under $INSTALL_DIR/bin/hammer:
Use the above path for the parameter: hammer_cli_bin
To enable and configure the foreman plugin execute the following steps:
mkdir -p ~/.hammer/cli.modules.d for i in `gem contents hammer_cli|grep cli_config.template.yml`; do cp $i ~/.hammer/.; done mv ~/.hammer/cli_config.template.yml ~/.hammer/cli_config.yml echo ":foreman:\n :enable_module: true" > ~/.hammer/cli.modules.d/foreman.yml chmod 600 ~/.hammer/cli.modules.d/foreman.yml
The plugin supports looking up hosts managed via foreman through the command `hammer host lists.
query: Foreman Filter query for hosts. (Example: "managed=true")
server_url: URL to access foreman (defaults to
username: Username to access foreman (defaults to
password: Password for foreman. Overrides pw_prompt. (defaults to
per_page: Limit results for the foreman search query (default to
page: Show filter page (default to
hammer_cli_bin: The binary path of the hammer (default to
Query foreman server and use a bolt pkcs7 secret as foreman password.
Create a bolt secret with the following command:
bolt secret encrypt YOUR_FOREMAN_PASSWORD
Make sure you fetch the CA certificate for the foreman server:
~/.gem/ruby/2.5.0/bin/hammer --fetch-ca-cert https://foreman.example.de/
More information about bolt secrets: https://puppet.com/docs/bolt/latest/using_plugins.html#secret-plugins
groups: - name: foreman_hosts targets: - _plugin: foreman_inventory query: "os = CentOS and managed=true" server_url: "https://foreman.example.de/" username: 'username' password: _plugin: pkcs7 encrypted_value: | <FOREMAN_PASSWORD_SECRET>
Hammer is installed under
/usr/local/bin/hammer. The file
~/.hammer/cli.modules.d/foreman.yml contains the forman server_url, username and passord.
We also want to show the second half of 100 servers.
groups: - name: foreman_hosts targets: - _plugin: foreman_inventory query: "os = CentOS and managed=true" hammer_cli_bin: '/usr/local/bin/hammer' per_page: 50 page: 2
CA Certificate for foreman server specified in
server_url is missing:
Error executing plugin foreman_inventory from resolve_reference in foreman_inventory: SSL certificate verification failed Make sure you configured the correct URL and have the server's CA certificate installed on your system. You can use hammer to fetch the CA certificate from the server. Be aware that hammer cannot verify whether the certificate is correct and you should verify its authenticity after downloading it. Download the certificate as follows: $ hammer --fetch-ca-cert https://foreman.example.de/
Fetch the certificate with the hammer binary specified in
~/.gem/ruby/2.5.0/bin/hammer --fetch-ca-cert https://foreman.example.de
What are tasks?
Modules can contain tasks that take action outside of a desired state managed by Puppet. It’s perfect for troubleshooting or deploying one-off changes, distributing scripts to run across your infrastructure, or automating changes that need to happen in a particular order as part of an application deployment.
Tasks in this module release
All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.
- subprocess.communicate() returning a byte-like-object which needs decoding
- per_page and page defaults in the bolt task are now integer values.
- add parameters: server_url, username, password
- remove parameter: pw_prompt
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