Puppet Platform reference manual

These are the new features, resolved issues, and deprecations in this version of Facter.

Facter 3.12.1

Released 25 October 2018 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.3.

Resolved issues

  • Facter now correctly distinguishes between Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. (FACT-1889)

Facter 3.12.0

Released 18 September 2018 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.0

New features

  • Key type will now be included as part of the facts for each SSH key. (FACT-1377)

Resolved issues

  • Systems relying entirely on systemd-networkd for DHCP management do not use dhclient. This checks the DHCP leases directory of systemd-networkd (/run/systemd/netif/leases) in addition to the lease files of dhclient when attempting to identify DHCP servers. (FACT-1851)
  • Facter no longer checks for missing dmidecode and does not report a warning when it’s missing on POWER Linux machines.(FACT-1765 and FACT-1763)
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