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cdist-type__link - Manage links (hard and symbolic)

CDIST-TYPE__LINK(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__LINK(7)

NAME

cdist-type__link - Manage links (hard and symbolic)

DESCRIPTION

This cdist type allows you to manage hard and symbolic links. The given object id is the destination for the link.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

source
Specifies the link source.
type
Specifies the link type: Either hard or symoblic.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

state
'present' or 'absent', defaults to 'present'

EXAMPLES

 
# Create hard link of /etc/shadow
__link /root/shadow --source /etc/shadow --type hard
# Relative symbolic link __link /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/www.test.ch \ --source ../sites-available/www.test.ch \ --type symbolic
# Absolute symbolic link __link /opt/plone --source /home/services/plone --type symbolic
# Remove link __link /opt/plone --state absent


AUTHORS

Nico Schottelius < nico-cdist--@--schottelius.org>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Nico Schottelius. 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