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Feature #5446

Pass "description" as parameter to Puppet

Added by Daniel Silverman over 5 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:12/02/2010
Priority:LowDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


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It would be useful for the node “Description” field to be passed to Puppet as a parameter (i.e. $dashboard_description or similar).

My specific use case is that we display the description of a node as the login MOTD. Currently we have to enter description twice — into the “Description” field and as a parameter.


#1 Updated by James Turnbull over 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Assignee set to Nigel Kersten

#2 Updated by Nigel Kersten over 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Decision to Accepted
  • Assignee deleted (Nigel Kersten)

I’d like to see a node parameter that was consistently used across the suite of software.

#3 Updated by James Turnbull about 5 years ago

  • Target version deleted (52)

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