These are the new features, resolved issues, and deprecations in this version of Facter.
Released 25 October 2018 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.3.
- Facter now correctly distinguishes between Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. (FACT-1889)
Released 18 September 2018 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.0
- Key type will now be included as part of the facts for each SSH key. (FACT-1377)
- Systems relying entirely on
systemd-networkdfor DHCP management do not use
dhclient. This checks the DHCP leases directory of
/run/systemd/netif/leases) in addition to the lease files of
dhclientwhen attempting to identify DHCP servers. (FACT-1851)
- Facter no longer checks for missing
dmidecodeand does not report a warning when it’s missing on POWER Linux machines.(FACT-1765 and FACT-1763)