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Facter factname command is showing blank output

asked 2016-11-07 01:26:29 -0600

Pramod Kumar gravatar image

updated 2016-11-09 22:14:58 -0600

ramindk gravatar image

While I am running command it is not giving any output. root# facter kernel.rb root#

I am running this from the default ruby load path which is /Library/Ruby/Site/facter. The facter version is

root# facter -v 2.4.4

on the other hand when I run facter -p command it provides me the output of whole system summary. I am not sure why I am not able to run the single fact.

I am setting up all these things locally. Can someone please help me on this?

~Regards, Pramod

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answered 2016-11-07 14:17:51 -0600

lavaman gravatar image

You don't run facter against ruby files. Your command is looking for a fact named kernel.rb, which doesn't exist. Try facter kernel instead.

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answered 2016-11-08 10:24:45 -0600

Kevin T gravatar image

if your on a unix system just run facter with zero arguments to see all the facts the system has. Check man facter and also you can see how facts can be extended and these facts can be used by scripts and puppet.

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