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Get hiera value from the env I am not running

asked 2013-10-10 02:00:28 -0600

shyp gravatar image

Hello ,

considering I am intrest in knowing value of a parameter from other env ,

Can I run something like this :

hiera -c /etc/puppet/hiera.yaml webname env=live

from class .

Thanks ,

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answered 2013-10-10 10:03:49 -0600

Ancillas gravatar image

No, you can't.

What does your data look like? Can it be restructured?

Another option might be to put your values into a common file, and then make $env part of the key.

Say you have two environments: production and dev.

---
production::data:  'this is production'
dev::data: 'this is dev'

Then in your class you could do this.

$data           = hiera("${env}::data")
$other_env_data = hiera('dev::data')
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