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mcollective extensive documentation

asked 2016-06-23 00:27:12 -0500

FranzCC gravatar image

Hello, simple question ;-) It seems that mcollective and its plugins are not well documented so i'm searching for the "REAL" docmentation of mco and its features.
Apart from link text i want to know what options i can use e.g. for the RPC call etc.
Before issuing a support ticket perhaps anyone can tell (apart from reading the source) what options, functions i can use and are available.
Especially for the rpc and its subfilters.
The manpage is not "considerable".

Rgds. Franz

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answered 2016-06-23 02:39:16 -0500

rajeevsharma gravatar image

Yes it's there. You can get vast info on mcollective feature and you can write your own rpc clients as well. Everything documented here:

https://docs.puppet.com/mcollective/ https://docs.puppet.com/mcollective/simplerpc/ https://docs.puppet.com/mcollective/simplerpc/clients.html

and few info on: https://docs.puppet.com/wiki_redirect.html

Hope it helps.

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answered 2016-06-23 03:05:58 -0500

FranzCC gravatar image

Hello Rajeev, I know these docs.Also the git.
I'm searching for a list of filter functions (-S switch).
In some examples there are references to FILE or resource(), puppet(), md5 etc.
I'm looking for a reference list (same as puppet types) what it is possible.
For now i study all the DDL files to get an overview.
Nonetheless, it's not well documented and so the manpages.
Also -j doesn't meen JSON all the time ;-)
For that particular problem, i filed a support ticket

Rgds. Franz

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Hi Franz, |n my project we aren't using mcollective at intense level. I am glad you found work around.

rajeevsharma gravatar imagerajeevsharma ( 2016-06-23 07:00:17 -0500 )edit

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