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puppet-describe - Display help about resource types

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NAME

puppet-describe - Display help about resource types

SYNOPSIS

Prints help about Puppet resource types, providers, and metaparameters.

USAGE

puppet describe [-h|--help] [-s|--short] [-p|--providers] [-l|--list] [-m|--meta]

OPTIONS

--help
Print this help text
--providers
Describe providers in detail for each type
--list
List all types
--meta
List all metaparameters
--short
List only parameters without detail

EXAMPLE

$ puppet describe --list $ puppet describe file --providers $ puppet describe user -s -m

AUTHOR

David Lutterkort Copyright (c) 2011 Puppet Labs, LLC Licensed under the Apache 2.0 License
May 2015 Puppet Labs, LLC