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  2. PUP-7686

puppet apply --help doesn't show configprint option



    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
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      root@master:~ # puppet apply --configprint modulepath
      root@master:~ # puppet apply config --configprint certname
      root@master:~ # puppet apply --configprint certname

      The above usage is not clear from the puppetserver help documentation.

      root@master:~ # puppet apply --configprint modulepath
      root@master:~ # puppet apply config --configprint certname
      root@master:~ # puppet apply --configprint certname
      root@master:~ # puppet apply --help
      puppet-apply(8) -- Apply Puppet manifests locally
      Applies a standalone Puppet manifest to the local system.
      puppet apply [-h|--help] [-V|--version] [-d|--debug] [-v|--verbose]
        [-e|--execute] [--detailed-exitcodes] [-L|--loadclasses]
        [-l|--logdest syslog|eventlog|<FILE>|console] [--noop]
        [--catalog <catalog>] [--write-catalog-summary] <file>
      This is the standalone puppet execution tool; use it to apply
      individual manifests.
      When provided with a modulepath, via command line or config file, puppet
      apply can effectively mimic the catalog that would be served by puppet
      master with access to the same modules, although there are some subtle
      differences. When combined with scheduling and an automated system for
      pushing manifests, this can be used to implement a serverless Puppet
      Most users should use 'puppet agent' and 'puppet master' for site-wide
      Note that any setting that's valid in the configuration
      file is also a valid long argument. For example, 'tags' is a
      valid setting, so you can specify '--tags <class>,<tag>'
      as an argument.
      See the configuration file documentation at
      https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/latest/reference/configuration.html for the
      full list of acceptable parameters. A commented list of all
      configuration options can also be generated by running puppet with
      * --debug:
        Enable full debugging.
      * --detailed-exitcodes:
        Provide extra information about the run via exit codes. If enabled, 'puppet
        apply' will use the following exit codes:
        0: The run succeeded with no changes or failures; the system was already in
        the desired state.
        1: The run failed.
        2: The run succeeded, and some resources were changed.
        4: The run succeeded, and some resources failed.
        6: The run succeeded, and included both changes and failures.
      * --help:
        Print this help message
      * --loadclasses:
        Load any stored classes. 'puppet agent' caches configured classes
        (usually at /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/classes.txt), and setting this option causes
        all of those classes to be set in your puppet manifest.
      * --logdest:
        Where to send log messages. Choose between 'syslog' (the POSIX syslog
        service), 'eventlog' (the Windows Event Log), 'console', or the path to a log
        file. Defaults to 'console'.
        A path ending with '.json' will receive structured output in JSON format. The
        log file will not have an ending ']' automatically written to it due to the
        appending nature of logging. It must be appended manually to make the content
        valid JSON.
      * --noop:
        Use 'noop' mode where Puppet runs in a no-op or dry-run mode. This
        is useful for seeing what changes Puppet will make without actually
        executing the changes.
      * --execute:
        Execute a specific piece of Puppet code
      * --test:
        Enable the most common options used for testing. These are 'verbose',
        'detailed-exitcodes' and 'show_diff'.
      * --verbose:
        Print extra information.
      * --catalog:
        Apply a JSON catalog (such as one generated with 'puppet master --compile'). You can
        either specify a JSON file or pipe in JSON from standard input.
      * --write-catalog-summary
        After compiling the catalog saves the resource list and classes list to the node
        in the state directory named classes.txt and resources.txt
          $ puppet apply -l /tmp/manifest.log manifest.pp
          $ puppet apply --modulepath=/root/dev/modules -e "include ntpd::server"
          $ puppet apply --catalog catalog.json
      Luke Kanies
      Copyright (c) 2011 Puppet Labs, LLC Licensed under the Apache 2.0 License
      root@master:~ #




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