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Extending Puppet - Second Edition by Jaime Soriano Pastor, Alessandro Franceschi

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Meta parameters

Meta parameters are general-purpose parameters available to any resource type, even if not explicitly defined. They can be used for different purposes:

  • Manage dependencies and resources ordering (more on them in the next section): before, require, subscribe, notify, and stage
  • Manage resources' application policies: audit (audit the changes done on the attributes of a resource), noop (do not apply any real change for a resource), schedule (apply the resources only within a given time schedule), and loglevel (manage the log verbosity)
  • Add information to a resource: alias (adds an alias that can be used to reference a resource) and tag (add a tag that can be used to refer to group resources according to custom needs; we will see a usage ...

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