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flywaydb (30) Versions 5.2.0

Installs and configures flywaydb database migration tool

cookbook 'flywaydb', '= 5.2.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'flywaydb', '= 5.2.0'
knife supermarket install flywaydb
knife supermarket download flywaydb
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Flywaydb Cookbook

Cookbook Version

Installs flywaydb and allows for execution of flyway commands via resource actions.


  • Chef 11+


  • CentOS/RedHat
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows


Use migrate, info, validate, baseline, or repair actions to install
flywaydb (if not installed) and execute associated flyway command.
An install action is also available if you just want to install
flywaydb but not execute any flyway commands.


  • flyway_conf - Configuration path or settings to copy or create conf/flyway.conf. The flyway.conf file will be regenerated for each flywaydb execution and will be blanked out if flyway_conf is nil to prevent alt_conf from inadvertently inheriting its settings. Settings in alt_conf override settings in flyway.conf. Settings in params override all settings. Default: nil.
  • alt_conf - Alternative configuration path or settings. An array containing paths and/or settings is also supported. Each path and settings are written as conf/#{name}[_#{i + 1}].conf where name is the resource name and i is the index in array. Each item in array will result in an independent execution of Flyway. Settings in alt_conf override settings in flyway.conf. Settings in params override all settings. Default: nil.
  • params - Command-line parameters to pass to flyway command. Settings in params override all settings. Default: {}.
  • mysql_driver - MariaDB Connector/J driver is the default driver for jdbc:mysql: connections. Set to true to download and install MySQL Connector/J driver under drivers directory. This will then become the default driver for jdbc:mysql: connections. Default: false.
  • name - Name of the alternative conf file when alt_conf is defined. Defaults to resource block name.
  • install_dir - The base install directory. Default Linux: /opt Windows: ENV['SYSTEMDRIVE'].
  • debug - Print debug output during execution of flyway commands. Default: false.
  • user - The owner of flywaydb. Default flyway.
  • group - The group of flywaydb. Default flyway.
  • password - Required only on Windows Servers that throw 'The password does not meet the password policy requirements.' error when creating flyway user. Default: nil.
  • sensitive - Suppress logging the Flyway command executed to hide sensitive information but still log Flyway stdout and stderr to Chef-client. Writing of conf files will also be suppressed when executing with Chef-client versions that support sensitive. Default: true.


Single migration using settings

flywaydb 'myapp' do
    url: 'jdbc:mysql/localhost/mydb',
    user: 'root',
    locations: 'filesystem:/opt/myapp/db/migration',
    cleanDisabled: true
  action :migrate

Single migration using file path

flywaydb 'myapp' do
  action :migrate

Multiple migrations using settings

flywaydb 'myapp' do
    user: 'root',
    url: 'jdbc:mysql/localhost/mysql'
      schemas: 'custA',
      locations: 'filesystem:/opt/myapp/db/migration/core,/opt/myapp/db/migration/custA'
       schemas: 'custB',
       locations: 'filesystem:/opt/myapp/db/migration/core,/opt/myapp/db/migration/custB'
    password: password   
  action :migrate

Multiple migrations using file paths

flywaydb 'myapp' do
    password: password   
  action :migrate

ChefSpec Matchers

This cookbook includes custom ChefSpec matchers you can use to test
your own cookbooks.

Example Matcher Usage

expect(chef_run).to migrate_flywaydb('flyway').with(
  flyway_conf: {
      'user' => 'root',
      'url' => 'jdbc:mysql://localhost/mysql'
  alt_conf: [
      'schemas' => 'custA',
      'locations' => 'filesystem:/opt/myapp/db/migration/core,/opt/myapp/db/migration/custA'
      'schemas' => 'custB',
      'locations' => 'filesystem:/opt/myapp/db/migration/core,/opt/myapp/db/migration/custB'
  params: {
      'password' => 'password'
  debug: false,
  sensitive: true

Cookbook Matchers

  • migrate_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • clean_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • baseline_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • info_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • repair_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • validate_flywaydb(resource_name)
  • install_flywaydb(resource_name)

Getting Help


Please refer to CONTRIBUTING.


MIT - see the accompanying LICENSE file for details.

Dependent cookbooks

This cookbook has no specified dependencies.

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.


5.2.0 2016-05-10

  • Use Flyway 4.0.1

5.1.2 2016-05-06

  • Fix #19 Cannot symlink flyway directory if older version of flywaydb cookbook ran previously
  • Fix #18 MySQL driver should overwrite the old one
  • Fix #17 System Error Message: Access is denied

5.1.1 2016-05-05

  • Fix #16 Chef::Exceptions::NoSuchResourceType
  • Fix #15 Flyway should automatically update if the version changes

5.1.0 2016-05-02

  • Fix #13 Flyway 4.0 commandline creates empty metadata table

5.0.2 2016-04-21

  • Fix #12 Blank flyway.conf if flyway_conf nil

5.0.1 2016-04-19

  • Fix #9 Extracting to flyway-4.0 on windows

5.0.0 2016-04-15

  • Add flyway_conf attribute
  • Add alt_conf attribute
  • Remove conf and ext_conf attributes

4.1.0 2016-04-14

  • Fix #6 Suppress the command that was executed to hide sensitive information but still log stdout and stderr

4.0.1 2016-04-12

  • Include default recipe in provide only if required

4.0.0 2016-03-24

  • Fix #4 Quote param values to avoid interpretation by the shell

3.1.0 2016-03-09

  • Use Flyway 4.0

3.0.1 2016-03-08

  • Fix #3 sensitive not defaulting to true
  • Fix clean action

3.0.0 2016-02-20

  • Remove global attributes ext_conf, conf, params, sensitive, and debug
  • Default sensitive to true

2.0.0 2016-02-10

  • Remove command recipes

1.0.0 2016-02-04

  • Initial release

Foodcritic Metric

5.2.0 passed this metric