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Hiera backend for looking up environment variables


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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Mar 30th 2015

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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'deanwilson-hiera_envvar', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add deanwilson-hiera_envvar
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install deanwilson-hiera_envvar --version 1.0.0

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deanwilson/hiera_envvar — version 1.0.0 Mar 30th 2015


A data backend for Hiera that returns the value of a given environment variable.


A sample Hiera config file that activates this backend can be seen below:

  - envvar


Via the puppet forge

puppet module install deanwilson-hiera_envvar

Via rubygems (coming soon)

With Puppet/Pluginsync

Clone this repo into your modulepath. Puppet will pluginsync lib/ on to all your nodes.