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hostnames (9) Versions 0.3.6

Configures hostname and FQDN

Berkshelf/Librarian
Policyfile
Knife
cookbook 'hostnames', '= 0.3.6'
cookbook 'hostnames', '= 0.3.6', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install hostnames
knife cookbook site download hostnames
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hostnames cookbook

Easy hostname, FQDN and /etc/hosts file updates. Less broken than the hostname recipe.

Works with custom /etc/hosts files and fixes aws dns slowness (use use_node_ip: true)

https://github.com/nathantsoi/chef-cookbook-hostname

Install it

With berkshelf - Berskfile

source 'https://supermarket.getchef.com'
...
cookbook 'hostnames'

Example

Run via a role - roles/base.rb

name 'base'
description 'Standard Sequoia setup'
run_list(
  'recipe[hostnames::default]',
  ...
)
default_attributes(
  set_fqdn: '*.sequoiacap.com',
  hostname_cookbook: {
    use_node_ip: true
  },
  ...
)

Attributes

  • node['set_fqdn'] - FQDN to set.

The asterisk character will be replaced with node.name. This way, you can add this to base role:

default_attributes :set_fqdn => '*.project-domain.com'

and have node set its FQDN and hostname based on its chef node name (which is provided on chef-client first run's command line).

  • node['hostname_cookbook']['use_node_ip'] -- when true sets the hostname to node["ipaddress"] in /etc/hosts (default: false)

  • node['hostname_cookbook']['hostsfile_ip'] -- IP used in /etc/hosts to correctly set FQDN (default: 127.0.1.1)

Recipes

  • hostnames::default -- will set node's FQDN to value of set_fqdn attribute, and hostname to its host part (up to first dot).

  • hostnames::vmware -- sets hostname automatically using vmtoolsd. You do not need to set node["set_fqdn"].

Contributing

  • Fork.

  • Make more awesome.

  • Pull request.

  • I will bump version and run: knife cookbook site share hostnames "Networking" -o ../

Author

(original) Maciej Pasternacki maciej@3ofcoins.net

(current) Nathan nathan@vertile.com

Dependent cookbooks

hostsfile >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

Change History

0.3.0

  • #27: Update default recipe to reload only the hostname plugin instead of ohai (Jonathan Serafini)
  • Fixed (and tested) FreeBSD support
  • #17: added support for RedHat & CentOS (Damien Roche, Marta Paciorkowska)
  • added instructions on manual testing with reboot (Marta Paciorkowska)

0.2.0

  • Refresh and fix tests, add Rubocop style checks (Marta Paciorkowska)
  • #16: do not remove existing /etc/hosts entries on 127.0.0.1, use configurable IP for hostname entry we need to have for ourselves (Jean Mertz, Marta Paciorkowska)

0.1.0

  • Tests: chefspec, test-kitchen
  • Substitute * in set_fqdn with node.name to allow fully automatic FQDN setup.

0.0.6

  • Clean up backup files from community.opscode.com release

0.0.5

  • Added change log
  • metadata.rb explicitly states cookbook name (Chulki Lee)
  • New recipe hostname::vmware (tily)
  • Use hostsfile cookbook to manipulate /etc/hosts, use 127.0.1.1 instead of trying to figure out own IP (Guilhem Lettron)

0.0.4

  • Use attribute levels when setting for Chef 11 compatibility (Alan Wilhelm)

0.0.3

  • Syntax fix for compatibility with Ruby 1.9.2

0.0.2 and before

This is prehistory.

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0.3.6 failed this metric

FC007: Ensure recipe dependencies are reflected in cookbook metadata: /tmp/cook/2bb46e2fe57cb4a87ad3c744/hostnames/recipes/vmware.rb:36