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Variable not expanding in file resource source

asked 2014-12-31 08:46:45 -0500

david.arnold gravatar image

updated 2014-12-31 16:12:57 -0500

GregLarkin gravatar image

Hi all,

I receive this error from the following file resource. Can anyone help me out with what is going wrong?

Error: /Stage[main]/Puppetagent/File[/etc/puppet/puppet.conf]: Could not evaluate: Could not retrieve information from environment infrastructure source(s) puppet:///modules/puppetagent/puppet.$::{hostname}.conf

  file { '/etc/puppet/puppet.conf':
    ensure  => file,
    path    => '/etc/puppet/puppet.conf',
    owner   => 'puppet',
    group   => 'puppet',
    mode    => '0644',
    require => Package['puppet'],
    source  => "puppet:///modules/puppetagent/puppet.$::{hostname}.conf",
    }
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answered 2014-12-31 16:14:25 -0500

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Switch your variable syntax to ${::hostname} and you should be all set.

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Worked perfectly. Thank you.

david.arnold gravatar imagedavid.arnold ( 2015-01-02 06:19:41 -0500 )edit

Good to hear it - you're welcome!

GregLarkin gravatar imageGregLarkin ( 2015-01-02 15:01:50 -0500 )edit

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