Facter known issues

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These are the known issues in this version of Facter.

Incorrect network output for VirtualBox or VPN network interfaces

Running the facter networking.interfaces command in Facter 3 returns incorrect network output. This command currently works in Facter 4. FACT-2951

Incorrect loopback interface output on AIX

Running the facter command in Facter 3 returns incorrect network output for the loopback interface on AIX. These facts work correctly in Facter 4 and appear differently when running the puppet facts diff command in Facter 3. FACT-2963

Incorrect mountpoints output on AIX

Running the facter command in Facter 3 returns incorrect mountpoint output on AIX. These facts work correctly in Facter 4 and appear differently when running the puppet facts diff command in Facter 3. FACT-2964

Facter 3 sets invalid values NVMe mountponts

An issue with Facter 3 causes invalid values for NVMe mountpoints. FACT-3020

Facter 3 cannot not detect ldom facts

Facter 3 cannot resolve the following facts on Solaris 11-SPARC: ldom.domainchassis, ldom.domaincontrol, ldom_domainchassis, and ldom_domaincontrol. FACT-3010

Facter 3 cannot detect xvda disks on Amazon 6

Facter 3 does not detect the type for xvda disks on Amazon 6 virtual machines. FACT-3011

Facter 3 cannot resolve lsb facts if the lsb_release package is not installed

Facter 3 cannot resolve the following facts if the lsb_release package is not installed on the box: lsbdistrelease, lsbmajdistrelease, os.distro.codename, os.distro.id, os.distro.release.full, os.distro.release.major. This is fixed in Facter 4. FACT-3012

Facter 3 cannot detect scope6 fact

The scope6 fact was implemented in Facter 4, and is currently missing from Facter 3. FACT-3013

Facter 3 cannot detect the VMware version

For boxes running on ESXi, Facter 3 cannot detect the hypervisors.vmware.version fact. FACT-3015

Facter 3 cannot detect IP v6 facts on Solaris

Facter 3 cannot provide information on IP v6 facts on Solaris virtual machines. For a full list of facts, see FACT-3016.

Facter 3 cannot detect facts on Red Hat 7 AARCH

Facter 3 cannot detect facts that are part of the partitions group. For a full list of facts, see FACT-3019.

Facter 3 does not include Core(s) per socket and Thread(s) per sore

Facter 3 does not include the Core(s) per socket and Thread(s) per sore information in the processors fact. This information is available in Facter 4 only. FACT-2992

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