significance of output obtained using URL https://{puppetmaster}:8140/{environment}/resource_types/{regex}

asked 2014-01-06 08:30:22 -0500

dmanish gravatar image

Hi , I used this Url https://{puppetmaster}:8140/{environment}/resource_types/* to retrieve list of resources from the puppet master. The data obtained is pretty huge and I am not able to find what the data imply .What all data would be relevant to the end user .How can I parse the data to obtain only relevant info . The whole output contains approx 20000 liines .Sample of the output obtained is :-

---- &id002 !ruby/object:Puppet::Resource::Type type: !ruby/sym hostclass name: settings namespace: settings arguments: {} match: modulename: resourcetype_collection: &id001 !ruby/object:Puppet::Resource::TypeCollection environment: production hostclasses: "": !ruby ... (more)

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My guess is that you'd do better to access resource data via PuppetDB queries as opposed to talking to the Puppet API port directly. If you check http://docs ...(more)

nvpuppet gravatar imagenvpuppet ( 2014-01-08 19:36:53 -0500 )edit