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pe_console parameter array (ntp module servers parameter)

asked 2013-07-23 19:34:35 -0600

waydenie gravatar image


I've installed the puppetlabs/ntp module in PE3 and added its class to the default group. I would like to set two servers directives, but can't seem to set them. Using a comma separate list, or a square braced list do not seem to work. Neither does setting multiple 'servers' parameters (only the last one is kept).

How do we set an array of values for a class parameter in PE3? Specifically, when using the puppetlabs/ntp module how do you set multiple servers?


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answered 2013-07-23 20:53:32 -0600

GregLarkin gravatar image

updated 2013-07-26 10:27:32 -0600

Did you try something like this and it didn't work?

class { '::ntp':
  servers => [ '', '' ],

If you would, please post your code for further review and troubleshooting, and I'm sure someone here can get you up and running.

Bummer - the Puppet docs found here say:

Note: Class parameters can only be strings. The PE console does not support setting arrays, hashes, or booleans as parameters.

Seems like that ought to be an enhancement request in the Puppet issue tracker. I'll check there to see if one exists already.

I haven't found an ... (more)

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I'm using the web console in Puppet Enterprise 3, so I'm not writing the class files myself, directly... Where does PE3 Webconsole write the code? I don't ...(more)

waydenie gravatar imagewaydenie ( 2013-07-23 21:48:13 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-07-26 19:44:43 -0600

waydenie gravatar image

updated 2013-07-26 19:45:39 -0600

Hi, thanks for the suggestion, I'll give it a try on my test setup. I wonder what Puppetlabs plans are for a full fix... Sounds like a pretty basic omission... I'm just waiting for our license purchase to go through, and I'll ask support about it.

I have also found another way to get it to work (not from within Console, but still maintaining config separate from code/modules). I configured Hiera (basically just created the Hiera data directory, which was missing, and restarted puppet). Then I wrote the module parameters to the default.yaml file, then ... (more)

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