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puppet agent -t with different role or facter value

asked 2018-10-01 13:20:01 -0600

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Is there a way to run puppet agent -t with a different role that is assigned to a server during a noop? Can you pass a one time run as well?

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answered 2018-10-01 13:32:32 -0600

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updated 2018-10-01 13:33:03 -0600

If your role is done purely through Facter facts (and not something embedded into your trusted facts in your cert), you can always supply a fact as an environment variable for you run. This assumes your role fact is named 'role'.

FACTER_role=myrole puppet agent -t

I would previously do lots of on instance testing that way with puppet3, I haven't worked with modern puppet, but it should still work there.

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