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Puppet module providing AWS CloudFormation metadata facts


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Version information

  • 0.2.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Sep 20th 2017
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
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Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'salekseev-cloudformationfacts', '0.2.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add salekseev-cloudformationfacts
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install salekseev-cloudformationfacts --version 0.2.0

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salekseev/cloudformationfacts — version 0.2.0 Sep 20th 2017


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with cloudformationfacts
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.


The cloudformationfacts module provides AWS CloudFormation metadata facts which are useful for clustered applications that need to discover other members.


Setup Requirements

IAM instance role with the following minimum permissions:

   "Version": "2012-10-17",
   "Statement": [{
      "Effect": "Allow",
      "Action": [
      "Resource": "*"

aws-sdk-core ruby gem installed on puppet agent for example:

/opt/puppetlabs/puppet/bin/gem install aws-sdk-core -v '~> 2'


This module would only provide facts on AWS CloudFormation stacks.