hiera_eyaml_setup

pdk
tasks
Task for setting up hiera-eyaml

Abir Majumdar

beersy

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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Mar 27th 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 6.0.0
  • CentOS
    ,
    OracleLinux
    ,
    RedHat
    ,
    Scientific
    ,
    Debian
    ,
    Ubuntu
    ,
    Fedora
    ,
    SLES
Tasks:
  • encrypt
  • install

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Documentation

beersy/hiera_eyaml_setup — version 0.1.2 Mar 27th 2018

hiera_eyaml_setup

Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Requirements
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Getting help - Some Helpful commands

Description

This module provides a task to set up hiera-eyaml on the master. The install task installs the hiera-eyaml gem, generate keys, optionally updates the global hiera.yaml, and restarts the puppet server. There is a separate task for encrypting hiera values.

NOTE: This task is meant to be an one-time operation. If you want to manage the keys and hieradata we recommend using Puppet Code instead of this task.

Requirements

This module is compatible with Puppet Enterprise and Puppet Bolt.

  • To run tasks with Puppet Enterprise, PE 2017.3.2 or later must be installed on the machine from which you are running task commands. Machines receiving task requests must be Puppet agents.

  • To run tasks with Puppet Bolt, Bolt 0.5 or later must be installed on the machine from which you are running task commands. Machines receiving task requests must have SSH or WinRM services enabled.

Usage

To run a hiera_eyaml_setup task, use the task command:

  • With PE, run puppet task run hiera_eyaml_setup --nodes neptune.
  • With Bolt, run bolt task run hiera_eyaml_setup --nodes neptune --modulepath ~/modules.

You can also run tasks in the PE console. See PE task documentation for complete information.

Parameters

  • configure_global_hiera: Configure the global hiera. Defaults to false.
  • paths: Additional hiera search paths separated by commas. The default is common.eyaml. Only used if configure_global_hiera is true.

Reference

To view the available actions and parameters, on the command line, run puppet task show hiera_eyaml_setup or see the hiera_eyaml_setup module page on the Forge.

For a complete list of optional hiera_eyaml_setup providers that are supported, see the Puppet Types documentation.

Getting Help

To display help for the hiera_eyaml_setup task, run puppet task show hiera_eyaml_setup

To show help for the task CLI, run puppet task run --help or bolt task run --help