Puppet Function: ensure_resources

Defined in:
modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/ensure_resources.rb
Function type:
Ruby 3.x API

Overview

ensure_resources()Any

Takes a resource type, title (only hash), and a list of attributes that describe a resource.

user { 'dan':
  gid => 'mygroup',
  ensure => present,
}

An hash of resources should be passed in and each will be created with the type and parameters specified if it doesn't already exist.

ensure_resources('user', {'dan' => { gid => 'mygroup', uid => '600' } ,  'alex' => { gid => 'mygroup' }}, {'ensure' => 'present'})

From Hiera Backend:

userlist:

 dan:
   gid: 'mygroup'
uid: '600'
 alex:
gid: 'mygroup'

Call: ensure_resources('user', hiera_hash('userlist'), => 'present')

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/ensure_resources.rb', line 3

Puppet::Parser::Functions.newfunction(:ensure_resources,
                                      :type => :statement,
                                      :doc => <<-'DOC'
    Takes a resource type, title (only hash), and a list of attributes that describe a
    resource.

        user { 'dan':
          gid => 'mygroup',
          ensure => present,
        }

    An hash of resources should be passed in and each will be created with
    the type and parameters specified if it doesn't already exist.

        ensure_resources('user', {'dan' => { gid => 'mygroup', uid => '600' } ,  'alex' => { gid => 'mygroup' }}, {'ensure' => 'present'})

    From Hiera Backend:

    userlist:
      dan:
        gid: 'mygroup'
     uid: '600'
      alex:
     gid: 'mygroup'

    Call:
    ensure_resources('user', hiera_hash('userlist'), {'ensure' => 'present'})
DOC
                                     ) do |vals|
  type, title, params = vals
  raise(ArgumentError, 'Must specify a type') unless type
  raise(ArgumentError, 'Must specify a title') unless title
  params ||= {}

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'ensure_resources(): Requires second argument to be a Hash') unless title.is_a?(Hash)
  resource_hash = title.dup
  resources = resource_hash.keys

  Puppet::Parser::Functions.function(:ensure_resource)
  resources.each do |resource_name|
    params_merged = if resource_hash[resource_name]
                      params.merge(resource_hash[resource_name])
                    else
                      params
                    end
    function_ensure_resource([type, resource_name, params_merged])
  end
end