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How do I see a catalog from local manifests?

asked 2014-02-14 06:17:51 -0500

RobertII gravatar image

I've taken over a puppet 2.7 setup that does nut use a puppet master - we just use puppet-apply on locally stored manifests. I'm trying to re-organise our manifests, and want to avoid changing things unintentionally.

Since manifests are compiled into a catalog before they are applied, so I'm hoping that comparing catalogs before and after I re-organise things will help me spot unintended effects.

But how do I get to see the catalog for a server, as generated from manifests stored in /etc/puppet?

I assume this should be straightforward, and the Man page suggests puppet-catalog ... (more)

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answered 2014-02-14 09:58:38 -0500

Ancillas gravatar image

I would utilitize the --noop flag of Puppet to see what changes are going to be made.

I think you can also use the Puppet reporting service to track what changes, but you'll have to setup a reporting processor.

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