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cdist-type__cdistmarker - Add a timestamped cdist marker.

CDIST-TYPE__CDISTMARKER(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__CDISTMARKER(7)

NAME

cdist-type__cdistmarker - Add a timestamped cdist marker.

DESCRIPTION

This type is used to add a common marker file which indicates that a given machine is being managed by cdist. The contents of this file consist of a timestamp, which can be used to determine the most recent time at which cdist was run against the machine in question.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

None.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

destination
The path and filename of the marker. Default: /etc/cdist-configured
format
The format of the timestamp. This is passed directly to system 'date'. Default: -u

EXAMPLES

 
# Creates the marker as normal.
__cdistmarker
# Creates the marker differently. __cdistmarker --destination /tmp/cdist_marker --format '+%s'


AUTHORS

Daniel Maher < phrawzty+cdist--@--gmail.com>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011 Daniel Maher. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1