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Why hiera ignores config on Windows 2008 ?

asked 2013-12-03 09:56:31 -0600

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I am trying to use hiera with puppet on Windows 2008 R2 nodes. I have hiera.yaml file in C:\project\puppet_src with following contents:

- yaml

  :datadir: C:\project\hieradata

  - '%{::clientcert}'
  - 'common'

I also have node defined in puppet which uses hiera to define the type so my site.pp contains only:

node default {

Then when I try to run puppet using command line with:

puppet apply -dv --modulepath=C:\project\puppet_src\modules --hiera_config=C:\project\puppet_src\hiera.yaml --show_diff C:\project\puppet_src_win\manifests\site_win.pp

I always get an error: "cannot find datafile ... (more)

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answered 2014-10-03 16:53:07 -0600

updated 2014-10-03 17:29:10 -0600

The yaml looks a little off. Try using hiera -d to determine what it is doing.

Also, what version of hiera?

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