Note that every unqualified variable is automatically considered to be in context this, so that a reference to the variable $(foo) is identical to referencing. CFEngine Homepage. Version Design Center ยท Enterprise API Reference; Syntax, identifiers and names The CFEngine 3 language has a few simple rules. The purpose of the cfengine reference manual is to collect together and document the raw facts about the different components of cfengine. Once you have.

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This feature should work on AIX systems, in spite of these machines inherent peculiarities in the form of the filesystem table. This allows exact images of filesystems to be mantained. This is a stupid example of course, the main point with the subnet mask is that it can be used to trade subnets for hosts per subnet.

Backup quoted-string Set to true or false, on or off to set inform level for this file. Example configuration filePrevious: If you have more than one network interface, or you do not wish to use the default interface name, this section may be used to define further interfaces to be checked.

The convention can be different on every subnet and it is decided by the network administrator. Applied to the current file, it is equivalent to saying: That way you could the above without screwing up other things which might be needed. Note that for directories, this option is ignored. Function grepPrevious: Here is a gallery of simple-minded scripts to give you ideas for making your own.


Directories and files may also be checked and created using the touch option in the files actions.

In addition, the words now and inf may be used. You should avoid hard links whenever possible.

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When you perform a copy operation on multiple files, cfengine attempts to preserve hard links but this is a difficult task. Function notUp: If you want a long diagnostic, add the option -v to the first line of the script, before -f.

BeginGroupIfNoMatch quoted-regex The lines following, up to the first EndGroup are executed if the quoted regular expression does not match the current line. If the list does not exist then all users are allowed to run a program.

The preview option means that the shellcommand will also be executed during the –dry-run -n options.

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This relies on your sticking to a rigid naming convention as described in the first reference above. Function ldaplistPrevious: The bare necessities of a CFEngine 3Up: Otherwise a double quoted string may not currently contain double quotes and likewise for single quoted strings.

For this list to make sense you need to stick to a rigid convention for mounting your filesystems under a single naming scheme as described in the section mentioned above. Here is an example containing the full list of possibilities:. Function laterthanPrevious: There could be a frozen configuration file around. They are called unremarkably unused1 eeference, unused2 and unused3.


In this case you would add the line:. This may also be achieved with the directories directive, See section 1. Firewalls and NATsPrevious: It might therefore interact in unsuspected ways with other search parameters.

The domain is also used implicitly by other matching routines. The pointer starts at line one of the file and can be reset by ‘locating’ a certain line, or by using the reset-pointer commands. Function fileexistsUp: Check that it exists and looks sensible.

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Windows registry managementPrevious: This causes cfengine to use 3DES key encryption and one-time keys on transferred data. Function orPrevious: Cfengine will refuse to edit a file which is larger than the value of editfilesize in bytes.

You must however arrange refwrence the file to be executed on the server for the cell concerned.

Server normal orderingPrevious: Add the following to your configuration files to comment out the offending lines in the startup scripts: This variable refers to the uid user ID of the user running the cf-agent program.