This rails engine/plugin to Foreman leverages the existing functionality whereby parameters can defined on hosts, host groups, domains, and operating systems and read by Puppet. The default parameters defined in config/settings.plugins.d/custom_parameters.yaml are automatically added to new objects.
Please see the Foreman wiki for appropriate instructions:
The gem name is "foreman_custom_parameters". Run
foreman-rake db:migrate after installation.
RPM users can install the "ruby193-rubygem-foreman_custom_parameters" or "rubygem-foreman_custom_parameters" packages.
Create file config/settings.plugins.d/custom_parameters.yaml in main app's directory which defines the defaut parameters and defeault value for each host. The default value may be nil. Wrap integer values in quotes to avoid errors.
:custom_parameters: hosts: cabinet_number: '12' cabinet_nickname: red
Update Existing Hosts
Run the following rake task to add the default parameters to existing hosts or other objects.
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