puppet-device subcommand retrieves catalogs from the Puppet master and applies them to remote devices.
Devices to be managed by the
puppet-device subcommand are configured in
device.conf file is located at
$confdir/device.conf by default,
and its location is configurable with the
The location of
confdir depends on your operating system.
See the confdir documentation for details.
device.conf file is an INI-like file, with one section per device:
[device001.example.com] type cisco url ssh://admin:firstname.lastname@example.org debug
The section name specifies the
certname of the device.
The values for the
url properties are specific to each type of device.
The the optional
debug property specifies transport-level debugging,
and is limited to telnet and ssh transports.
For Cisco devices, the
url is in the following format:
user: optional connection username, depending on the device configuration
password: connection password
?enable= parameter whose value is the enable password
Note: Reserved non-alphanumeric characters in the
urlmust be percent encoded.