Puppet Function: validate_ipv6_address

Defined in:
modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/validate_ipv6_address.rb
Function type:
Ruby 3.x API

Overview

validate_ipv6_address()Any

Validate that all values passed are valid IPv6 addresses. Fail compilation if any value fails this check.

The following values will pass:

$my_ip = “3ffe:505:2” validate_ipv6_address(1) validate_ipv6_address($my_ip) validate_bool(“fe80::baf6:b1ff:fe19:7507”, $my_ip)

The following values will fail, causing compilation to abort:

$some_array = [ true, false, “garbage string”, “1.2.3.4” ] validate_ipv6_address($some_array)

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/validate_ipv6_address.rb', line 5

newfunction(:validate_ipv6_address, :doc => <<-DOC
  Validate that all values passed are valid IPv6 addresses.
  Fail compilation if any value fails this check.

  The following values will pass:

  $my_ip = "3ffe:505:2"
  validate_ipv6_address(1)
  validate_ipv6_address($my_ip)
  validate_bool("fe80::baf6:b1ff:fe19:7507", $my_ip)

  The following values will fail, causing compilation to abort:

  $some_array = [ true, false, "garbage string", "1.2.3.4" ]
  validate_ipv6_address($some_array)

  DOC
           ) do |args|

  function_deprecation([:validate_ipv6_address, 'This method is deprecated, please use the stdlib validate_legacy function,
                          with Stdlib::Compat::Ipv6. There is further documentation for validate_legacy function in the README.'])

  require 'ipaddr'
  rescuable_exceptions = [ArgumentError]

  if defined?(IPAddr::InvalidAddressError)
    rescuable_exceptions << IPAddr::InvalidAddressError
  end

  if args.empty?
    raise Puppet::ParseError, "validate_ipv6_address(): wrong number of arguments (#{args.length}; must be > 0)"
  end

  args.each do |arg|
    unless arg.is_a?(String)
      raise Puppet::ParseError, "#{arg.inspect} is not a string."
    end

    begin
      unless IPAddr.new(arg).ipv6?
        raise Puppet::ParseError, "#{arg.inspect} is not a valid IPv6 address."
      end
    rescue *rescuable_exceptions
      raise Puppet::ParseError, "#{arg.inspect} is not a valid IPv6 address."
    end
  end
end