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Ultimate Config Cookbook for CHEF

Ultimate Config Cookbook @ CHEF Supermarket

Supported formats:

  • INI
  • JSON
  • YAML
  • TOML
  • Java Properties
  • Plist

Install

Knife

knife cookbook site install ultimate_config_cookbook
knife cookbook site download ultimate_config_cookbook

Policyfile

cookbook 'ultimate_config_cookbook', '~> 0.1.0', :supermarket

Berkshelf/Librarian

cookbook 'ultimate_config_cookbook', '~> 0.1.0'

Example

Datasource

Use attributes or Hash for your config. For INI files use first level for section name and 2nd level for key=value.

Attributes example

default['config1']['section1']['prop1'] = 'val1'
default['config1']['section1']['prop2'] = 'val2'
default['config1']['section2']['prop3'] = 'val3'

Hash example

config = {
  'section1' => {
    'prop1' => 'val1',
    'prop2' => 'val2'
  },
  'section2' => {
    'prop3' => 'val3'
  }
}

Recipe

properties:

  • file_content - config hash, can be a reference to attribute or just Hash, for ini the use the fist level for sections.
  • action - supported actions:
    • create
    • edit
    • create_or_edit
    • delete
    • replace

INI Example

ini_file '/tmp/4.ini' do
  file_content node.default['config1']
  action :create
end

JSON Example

json_file '/tmp/4.json' do
  file_content node.default['config1']
  action :create
end

YAML Example

yaml_file '/tmp/4.yaml' do
  file_content node.default['config1']
  action :create
end

TOML Example

toml_file '/tmp/4.toml' do
  file_content node.default['config1']
  action :create
end

Java Properties Example

properties_file '/tmp/4.properties' do
  file_content node.default['config1']
  action :create
end

Plist Example

Plist config example
plist_config = {
  "first_key" => "val1",
  "int" => 1,
  "float" => 1.2343,
  "boolean" => true,
  "time" => Time.now,
  "date" => Date.today,
  "datetime" => DateTime.now,
  "strings" => ["a", "b", "c"],
  "ints" => [1,2,3],
  "hashes" => [{:a => "a"}, {:b => "b"}, {:c => "c"}]
}
Plist execute example
plist_file '/tmp/4.plist' do
  file_content plist_config
  action :create
end

Changelog

  • 0.1.7 - Plist
  • 0.1.6 - Java Properties Support
  • 0.1.4 - TOML Support
  • 0.1.3 - YAML Support

License and Authors

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright:: 2017, Garry Lachman
https://github.com/garrylachman/chef-ultimate-config-cookbook

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
THE SOFTWARE.

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