####Table of Contents
- Overview - What is the user_group module?
- Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
- Setup - The basics of getting started with user_group
- Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
- Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
- Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
- Development - Guide for contributing to the module
A simple wrapper to aid the creation of users/groups.
This module is a convenience wrapper around the native puppet user and group resource types to make it easy to create a user with a group having the same name and id.
###What user_group affects
The user_group define creates users/groups.
###Beginning with user_group
To create a new user and a group with the same name:
###Classes and Defined Types
Creates a user and (by default) a group with the same name.
There are no public classes in this module.
user_group::params: defines OS-specific defaults
####Public Defined Types
user_group: Creates a user and a group with the same name
This module should work on all platforms supported by puppet but has not been tested on anything other than CentOS 7.
Feel free to improve anything.
- Fork it
- Create your feature branch (
git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Commit your changes (
git commit -am 'Add some feature')
- Push to the branch (
git push origin my-new-feature)
- Create new Pull Request
2015-07-06 Release 0.2.6
- Remove 'tags' parameter. It should have been 'tag', and in any case is not actually needed
2015-07-06 Release 0.2.5
- Add new 'password_max_age' and 'tags' parameters
2015-04-01 Release 0.2.4
- Pass "system" parameter to group resource (to create a system group)
2015-03-30 Release 0.2.3
- Remove require of additional groups
2015-03-27 Release 0.2.2
- add capability to create user's .ssh dir
2015-03-26 Release 0.2.1
- Avoid re-assigning to a hash element to avoid a future deprecation
- Fix setting of puppetversion fact in spec tests
- Fix versioncmp test for purge_ssh_keys
2015-03-25 Release 0.2.0
- Fix up wrong version no. in CHANGELOG
2015-03-25 Release 0.1.3
- enable Travis CI testing - fix up support files to ensure all tests pass
- don't allow or use purge_ssh_keys on puppet < 3.6.0
- use rspec-pupopet-facts to test on lots more OS combinations
- re-ordered keys in metadata.json
2015-03-24 Release 0.1.2
- Fix variable typo not caught in tests because strict_variables was not enabled
- Enable strict_variables=yes in Rakefile
2015-03-24 Release 0.1.1
- Remove Modulefile, it's not required and breaks librarian-puppet
2015-03-23 Release 0.1.0
- Initial release
- puppetlabs-stdlib (>= 1.0.0 <5.0.0)
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