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Extending Puppet by Alessandro Franceschi

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Puppet on storage devices

Puppet management on storage devices is still in the early stages; there are not many implementations around, but something is moving, for example, Gavin Williams' module to manage NetApp filers available at https://forge.puppetlabs.com/fatmcgav/netapp.

In addition, this module is based on puppet device; the configuration is something like the following lines of code:

[netapp.example42.lan]
  type netapp
  url https://root:password@netapp.example42.lan

The module provides native types to manage volumes (netapp_volume), NFS shares (netapp_export), users (netapp_user), snap mirrors (netapp_snapmirror), and other configuration items. It also provides a defined resource (netapp::vqe) for the easy creation and exportation of a volume. ...

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