Puppet Function: is_mac_address

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

Overview

is_mac_address()Boolean

> *Note: *Deprecated* Will be removed in a future version of stdlib. See [`validate_legacy`](#validate_legacy).

Returns:

  • (Boolean)

    Returns `true` or `false`



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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/is_mac_address.rb', line 5

newfunction(:is_mac_address, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    **Deprecated:** Returns true if the string passed to this function is a valid mac address.

  @return [Boolean]
    Returns `true` or `false`

  > **Note:* **Deprecated** Will be removed in a future version of stdlib. See
  [`validate_legacy`](#validate_legacy).
  DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  if arguments.size != 1
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, "is_mac_address(): Wrong number of arguments given #{arguments.size} for 1")
  end

  mac = arguments[0]

  return true if %r{^[a-f0-9]{1,2}(:[a-f0-9]{1,2}){5}$}i =~ mac
  return true if %r{^[a-f0-9]{1,2}(:[a-f0-9]{1,2}){19}$}i =~ mac
  return false
end