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A task to generate Bolt inventory from Incus or LXD


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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Jan 23rd 2024
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2023.7.x, 2023.6.x, 2023.5.x, 2023.4.x, 2023.3.x, 2023.2.x, 2023.1.x, 2023.0.x, 2021.7.x, 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x
  • Puppet >= 7.0.0 < 9.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'h0tw1r3-incus_inventory', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add h0tw1r3-incus_inventory
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install h0tw1r3-incus_inventory --version 0.1.0

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h0tw1r3/incus_inventory — version 0.1.0 Jan 23rd 2024

Incus and LXD inventory for Bolt

Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Requirements
  3. Usage
  4. Examples


A Bolt plugin for dynamically generating targets for instances managed by Incus or LXD.


  • A working client configuration with at least one remote. Does not require the client, REST API calls are made directly.

If the command incus list or lxd list works, this plugin should too.


Inventory task parameters:

parameter type description default
all_projects Boolean query all projects false
filter Optional[String] instances collection filter passed directly to api call
project Optional[String] limit instances to specific project
provider Optional[Enum['incus', 'lxd']] which service to use, prefers incus if unset
remote Optional[String] name of remote in configuration
target_mapping Hash hash of target attributes to populate with resource values { name: name }


  - name: containers on dc1 remote
      - _plugin: incus_inventory
        remote: dc1
        filter: type eq container
  - name: vms on default remote
      - _plugin: incus_inventory
        filter: type eq virtual-machine
          name: name
            arch: architecture
  - name: all debian instances
      - _plugin: incus_inventory
        filter: config.image.os eq Debian