A quick plugin to set a default hostgroup on hosts which check-in via Puppet without a Hostgroup set.
See Foreman's plugin installation documentation.
|Foreman Version||Plugin Version|
|1.6 - 1.11||3.0.0|
The configuration is done inside foreman's plugin settings directory which is
You can simply copy
default_hostgroup.yaml.example and adjust it to fit
your needs. The format is shown in the example. The simplest form would be:
--- :default_hostgroup: :facts_map: "Default": "hostname": ".*"
Default is the host group name (more precisely title) that will be assigned if all its the rules matches.
Under the host group name, there's a list of rules. If all of them (in this example just one) is matching,
the host is assigned to the
Default host group. The
hostname is the name of the fact while the value
is used as a regular expression. This rule means host with any
hostname is added to the
Default host group.
If you are ugrading from plugin version 2.0.1 or older the format of this
file changes and you will need modify
follow the format above.
Important Note: You have to restart foreman in order to apply changes in
There are also two more settings under
Settings -> DefaultHostgroup
||Setting this to
||Setting this to
- Deface the Hostgroup UI to add the regular expressions directly into the Hostgroup
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Copyright (c) 2013 Greg Sutcliffe
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