testing

pdk
A testing module

danielcarabas

danielcarabas

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Version information

  • 4.2.0 (latest)
released Feb 18th 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
  • Puppet >= 5.5.10 < 7.0.0
  • RedHat
    ,
    CentOS
    ,
    OracleLinux
    ,
    Scientific
    ,
    Debian
    ,
    SLES
    ,
    Ubuntu
    ,
    Windows

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Documentation

danielcarabas/testing — version 4.2.0 Feb 18th 2021

mdlj - testing module

WARNING DO NOT USE IN PRODUCTION WARNING

Table of Contents

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

Module Description

The mdlj module configures a system message of the day. The module includes a default message template. Alternatively, you can specify a different template or a static string.

Setup

Beginning with the mdlj module

To configure mdlj on your system, include the mdlj class: include mdlj.

Usage

The mdlj module configures the message of the day on a wide variety of systems. The module populates either /etc/mdlj, /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net (on POSIX systems) or a registry key (on Windows systems) with the contents of a basic template file.

By default, the module populates mdlj using the included template. Alternatively, you can specify a different template or a static string. For example, to use a custom template you would set the template parameter:

class { 'mdlj':
  template => 'mymodule/mytemplate.epp',
}

To specify a string as the message of the day:

class { 'mdlj':
  content => "Hello world!\n",
}

Reference

See REFERENCE.md

Limitations

For an extensive list of supported operating systems, see metadata.json

Disabling dynamic mdlj is supported only on Debian.

A note on Windows

On Windows systems, the mdlj module populates the contents of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\legalnoticetext and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\legalnoticecaption. The legalnoticetext registry key is shown before login on a Windows system.

Development

We are experimenting with a new tool for running acceptance tests. It's name is puppet_litmus this replaces beaker as the test runner. To run the acceptance tests follow the instructions here.

Puppet Labs modules on the Puppet Forge are open projects, and community contributions are essential for keeping them great. We can’t access the huge number of platforms and myriad hardware, software, and deployment configurations that Puppet is intended to serve. We want to keep it as easy as possible to contribute changes so that our modules work in your environment. There are a few guidelines that we need contributors to follow so that we can have a chance of keeping on top of things. For more information, see our module contribution guide.

Contributors

The list of contributors can be found at: https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppetlabs-mdlj/graphs/contributors.