[PDB-174] 'puppet storeconfigs export' only uses [main] for settings Created: 2013/12/04  Updated: 2014/12/05  Resolved: 2014/12/05

Status: Closed
Project: PuppetDB
Component/s: DOCS
Affects Version/s: PDB 1.5.0
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug Priority: Normal
Reporter: redmine.exporter Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0
Labels: redmine, trivial
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified

Issue Links:
is duplicated by PDB-198 storeconfigs error caused by unclear ... Closed
Story Points: 1


The 'puppet storeconfigs export' command only looks into [main] for storeconfig settings, it should at a minimum check [master] which some would argue is the proper stanza for storeconfig settings.

At a minimum it should be documented in the command help or man page that 'puppet storeconfigs export' expects the settings to be in [main].

Comment by Ken Barber [ 2014/09/24 ]

These docs https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppetdb/2.2/migrate.html just need to point out the section in puppet.conf, doesn't matter what people think is correct here - the behaviour is ingrained in Puppet and I just don't see us changing that from this end of the tooling anyway. Better to document it and leave it alone, the tool is a one use only primarily and will be disappearing eventually anyway.

Comment by Ken Barber [ 2014/12/05 ]

ActiveRecord is going in Puppet 4, I doubt we'll get around to fixing this before that happens and we release a version without this facility. So closing for now.

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