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asked 2015-10-08 06:47:18 -0600

sujay gravatar image

Hi, need some help in search and replace content

1.txt file has IP. + some text content 2.txt file has IP. + some text content

and i want to replace the IP address in 2.txt with IP address in 1.txt with out disturbing any other information in 2.txt.

How is it possible to do this with PUPPET??

Thanks & Regards, sujaykumar

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answered 2015-10-08 13:11:56 -0600

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How do you intend to do it? You have options of using template,gsub(function), augeas or plain sed/perl string replacement via exec resource.

Puppet could not be the right tool for this job but without background info it's difficult to judge.

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answered 2015-10-08 23:36:54 -0600

sujay gravatar image

Hi Lupin,

I am interested in "plain sed/perl string replacement". Can you help me in this regard. Actually i am working in FUEL-Openstack and at one point i want to replace all the string contents in one file with the IP address of the controller available in another file.

Thanks, sujay

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What have you tried? Did you check the exec resource? e.g. exec { 'search_replace': command => "perl -pi -e s#replacement#target#g file_name", unless => 'grep -q target file_name', }

lupin gravatar imagelupin ( 2015-10-10 04:00:36 -0600 )edit

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