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asked 2013-08-01 07:36:37 -0600

Arteal gravatar image

Hello, how can i remove specific resource from Puppetdb?

We have definedtype for creating graphs. I've created graph and then deleted it, but resource is still in puppetdb.

[arteal@john ~]$ curl -G -H "Accept: application/json" 'http://puppetmaster:8080/resources' --data-urlencode 'query=["and", ["=", "type", "File"], ["=", "title", "/etc/gdash/elasticsearch/es2/elastic-threads-completed.graph"]]'
[ {
  "parameters" : {
    "ensure" : "present",
    "group" : "root",
    "tag" : "gdash",
    "owner" : "root",
    "content" : "title \"es2 elastic-threads-completed\"\ndescription \"ElasticSearch completed threads growth\"\nvtitle \"threads completed\"\n\narea :none\nlinemode :slope\nlinewidth 2\nyunit_system :si\nfontname \"DroidSansMono\"\nfontsize 9\n\nfield :completed,\n  :scale => \"1\",\n  :scale_to_second => false,\n  :color => \"blue\",\n ...
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answered 2013-08-06 21:58:24 -0600

GregLarkin gravatar image

Instead of manually deleting the graph file, thereby stranding the resource in PuppetDB, why not create a defined class that you can use to delete both items when you are finished with the graph? The primary feature of the class would be an "ensure => absent" attribute. You would also need to pass in enough other parameters to uniquely identify the resource in order to delete it.

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