Puppet 4.7 reference manual

NAME

puppet-inspect - Send an inspection report

SYNOPSIS

Prepares and submits an inspection report to the puppet master.

USAGE

puppet inspect [--archive_files] [--archive_file_server]

DESCRIPTION

This command uses the cached catalog from the previous run of 'puppet agent' to determine which attributes of which resources have been marked as auditable with the 'audit' metaparameter. It then examines the current state of the system, writes the state of the specified resource attributes to a report, and submits the report to the puppet master.

Puppet inspect does not run as a daemon, and must be run manually or from cron.

OPTIONS

Any configuration setting which is valid in the configuration file is also a valid long argument, e.g. '--server=master.domain.com'. See the configuration file documentation at https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/latest/reference/configuration.html for the full list of acceptable settings.

--archive_files

During an inspect run, whether to archive files whose contents are audited to a file bucket.

--archive_file_server

During an inspect run, the file bucket server to archive files to if archive_files is set. The default value is '$server'.

AUTHOR

Puppet Labs

Copyright (c) 2011 Puppet Labs, LLC Licensed under the Apache 2.0 License

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