Puppet Platform reference manual

NAME

puppet-generate - Generates Puppet code from Ruby definitions.

SYNOPSIS

puppet generate action

OPTIONS

Note that any setting that's valid in the configuration file is also a valid long argument, although it may or may not be relevant to the present action. For example, server and run_mode are valid settings, so you can specify --server <servername>, or --run_mode <runmode> as an argument.

See the configuration file documentation at https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/latest/reference/configuration.html for the full list of acceptable parameters. A commented list of all configuration options can also be generated by running puppet with --genconfig.

--render-as FORMAT
The format in which to render output. The most common formats are json, s (string), yaml, and console, but other options such as dot are sometimes available.
--verbose
Whether to log verbosely.
--debug
Whether to log debug information.

ACTIONS

types - Generates Puppet code for custom types

SYNOPSIS

puppet generate types [--format format] [--force]

DESCRIPTION

Generates definitions for custom resource types using Puppet code.

Types defined in Puppet code can be used to isolate custom type definitions between different environments.

OPTIONS --force - Forces the generation of output files (skips up-to-date checks).

--format <format> - The generation output format to use. Supported formats: pcore.

EXAMPLES

types

Generate Puppet type definitions for all custom resource types in the current environment:

$ puppet generate types

Generate Puppet type definitions for all custom resource types in the specified environment:

$ puppet generate types --environment development

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