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Integration to specify role from file on the node


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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Mar 29th 2016

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'andulla-fehc_role', '0.0.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add andulla-fehc_role
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install andulla-fehc_role --version 0.0.1

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andulla/fehc_role — version 0.0.1 Mar 29th 2016



This module was developed to integrate into EMC FEHC environments with vRealize Automation Center and vRO . It adds a custom fact with the role of the node that can be used to classify the node within your puppet environment.

Module Description

It reads out the file /etc/myrole on Linux nodes and starts script %windir%\myrole.cmd on Windows nodes to save the current role into a new custom fact myrole

What fehc_role affects

It will add new custom fact to all nodes if pluginsync is enabled.

Setup Requirements OPTIONAL

This custom fact was developed to integrate with FEHC vRO workflows.


This module is currently limited to Linux and Windows nodes only.