Environment cache

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When using directory environments, Puppet Server caches the data it loads from disk for each environment. It provides an endpoint for clearing this cache:

DELETE /puppet-admin-api/v1/environment-cache

To trigger a complete invalidation of the data in this cache, make an HTTP request to this endpoint.

Query Parameters

(Introduced in Puppet Server 1.1/2.1)

This endpoint accepts an optional query parameter, environment, whose value may be set to the name of a specific Puppet environment. If this parameter is provided, only the specified environment will be flushed from the cache, as opposed to all environments.

Response

A successful request to this endpoint will return an HTTP 204: No Content. The response body will be empty.

Example

$ curl -i --cert <PATH TO CERT> --key <PATH TO KEY> --cacert <PATH TO PUPPET CA CERT> -X DELETE https://localhost:8140/puppet-admin-api/v1/environment-cache
HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

$ curl -i --cert <PATH TO CERT> --key <PATH TO KEY> --cacert <PATH TO PUPPET CA CERT> -X DELETE https://localhost:8140/puppet-admin-api/v1/environment-cache?environment=production
HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

Relevant Configuration

Access to this endpoint is controlled via Puppet Server's auth.conf file.

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