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asked 2013-10-11 09:29:37 -0500

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I'm curious to see if it's possible to use a group's variables to specify an environment in the Puppet Enterprise Console. I have a windows agent that performs as expected for either of these conditions:

  • The agent's puppet.conf specifies environment=puppet_windows
  • Puppet agent is invoked with --environment puppet_windows

I added a new group in the Puppet Enterprise Console called Windows. Then I specified a variable environment, set it to puppetwindows, added the class that is solely in the puppetwindows environment, and lastly added my windows agent to the group.

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answered 2013-10-14 07:32:55 -0500

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Well, it turns out that variable setting is a top scope variable available for manifests. [source]. That doesn't appear to help me at this point, but it answers my main question of what that variable does.

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