what is hiera backend 'facter'?

asked 2017-02-01 10:53:40 -0600

karthikeayan gravatar image

I know hiera can be extended to other than yaml and json. But in one of the puppet setup I can see 'facter' as hiera backend. What does this mean? Is there any doc available for this?

  !ruby/sym backends:
    - facter
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