Custom facts are shipped with puppet modules, if we use already puppet it's they are written in ruby language and have to be placed in the. Hi all, i'm writing to signal a very easy to fix potential problem to your so if the problem is that custom facts don't get to agents by default after. Facter is unsuited for this it would be much simpler to custom functions per module or use an enc such as hiera.
Find custom_fact/ custom_fact/ custom_fact/lib custom_fact/lib/facter/ # put custom facts in this directory custom_fact/lib/facter/ulimitrb # custom fact # then run. Puppet uses a tool called facter to gather system information during a custom facts are written in ruby and have more advanced features,.
You can add custom facts by writing snippets of ruby code on the puppet master puppet then uses plugins in modules to distribute the facts to the client. Writing puppet manifests, classes, and modules lib/ – contains plug-ins, for example custom facts and resource types, which are used by both the puppet.
Structured facts can take the form of hashes or arrays you don't have to do anything special to mark the fact as. This is the simplest method of defining a custom fact we create a new file called / etc/puppetlabs/facter/factsd/fact_nameyaml and add a line like this.
Using the first two i managed to write two facts called ifdefault and ipdefault to read: adding custom facts to facter from the puppetlabs wiki.
One way to retrieve this information is to use a custom fact to examine the agent a file named ext_filesystemsrb in the lib/facter subdirectory of a puppet module if you then create a resource type to apply your specific tuning, this is easily. Puppet can use these external facts in the way as any other fact you can create external facts by simply creating a file this file can be a. Puppet custom facts can be very useful if you want to take action based on a special state of your server i had to use it a few times and i will.
But, did you know you can also add your own custom facts that ansible can is run — you just need to create a directory at /etc/ansible/factsd.
Custom facts - raleigh puppet user group 2016 1 custom facts jere julian 2016 raleigh puppet user group 2 facter 3 built-in facts. Here's an example of a simple custom fact: run the following command: copy [email protected]:~/puppet$ mkdir -p modules/facts/lib/facter create the file.