Fetching contributors…
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
41 lines (31 sloc) 1.11 KB
# Query Foreman in order to resolv a smart variable
# Foreman holds all the value names and their possible values,
# this function simply ask foreman for the right value for this host.
require "net/http"
require "net/https"
require "uri"
require "timeout"
module Puppet::Parser::Functions
newfunction(:smartvar, :type => :rvalue) do |args|
#URL to query
foreman_url = "http://foreman"
foreman_user = "admin"
foreman_pass = "changeme"
var = args[0]
raise Puppet::ParseError, "Must provide a variable name to search for" if var.nil?
fqdn = lookupvar("fqdn")
uri = URI.parse(foreman_url)
http =, uri.port)
http.use_ssl = true if uri.scheme == 'https'
path = URI.escape("/hosts/#{fqdn}/lookup_keys/#{var}")
req =
req.basic_auth(foreman_user, foreman_pass)
req['Content-Type'] = 'application/json'
req['Accept'] = 'application/json'
Timeout::timeout(5) { PSON.parse(http.request(req).body)["value"] }
rescue Exception => e
raise Puppet::ParseError, "Failed to contact Foreman #{e}"