Hiera files, fqdn and windows nodes
We are managing our systems using hiera files. Systems consists of both windows and linux machines.
We generate all the system configuration files (including hiera files) before even system is build and then use all that info to automate deployment of the system. Hiera files are named based on fqdn. E.g. node1.exaple.com.yaml In case of windows machines, hiera file names are generated with capital case for machine name: e.g. DC01.example.com , APP01.example.com And when system is built all windows machines indeed have their name in capital case. Except, for some reason ... (more)