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Allows you to define information about a service within the profile that configures it


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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Sep 17th 2021
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x
  • Puppet >= 6.1.0 < 8.0.0
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ploperations-profile_metadata', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add ploperations-profile_metadata
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ploperations-profile_metadata --version 1.0.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



ploperations/profile_metadata — version 1.0.0 Sep 17th 2021


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profile_metadata allows you to define information about a service within the profile that configures it. The information resulting from all the services included in a role are combined and presented as a structured fact on the host. The service's title and what profile it came from are also added the the message of the day (MOTD).

This module is used extensively inside Puppet to provide information directly on each host and to put data into PuppetDB that is then consumed by other services.


This module provides a defined type named profile_metadata::service that you can include like any other resource in each profile.


This module is documented via pdk bundle exec puppet strings generate --format markdown. Please see Reference on the Puppet Forge or on GitHub for more info.

Changelog is generated prior to each release via pdk bundle exec rake changelog. This process relies on labels that are applied to each pull request.


Pull requests are welcome!