These are the new features, resolved issues, and deprecations in this version of Facter.
Released 15 January 2019. This is a bug-fix release that shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.5
- Facter now returns the correct path to
system32on 64-bit systems where the
sysnativefolder has been created manually. FACT-1900
Released 1 November 2018. This is a bug-fix release that shipped with Puppet Platform 6.0.4
Previously, if you had multiple custom versions of a built-in fact, and only those with a weight of 0 could resolve, Facter used those zero-weighted values. Now, if only zero-weighted custom facts resolve, Facter uses built-in fact values instead. (FACT-1873)
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 is now 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)