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Integration to specify role from file on the node


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Version information

  • 0.0.2 (latest)
released Apr 23rd 2016

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  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'andulla-ehc_role', '0.0.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add andulla-ehc_role
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install andulla-ehc_role --version 0.0.2

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andulla/ehc_role — version 0.0.2 Apr 23rd 2016



This module was developed to integrate into EMC EHC environments with vRealize Automation Center and vRO . It adds a custom fact with the role of the node that can be used to classify the node within your puppet environment.

Module Description

It reads out the file /etc/myrole on Linux nodes and starts script %windir%\myrole.cmd on Windows nodes to save the current role into a new custom fact myrole

What fehc_role affects

It will add new custom fact to all nodes if pluginsync is enabled.

Setup Requirements OPTIONAL

This custom fact was developed to integrate with EHC vRO workflows.


This module is currently limited to Linux and Windows nodes only.