Facter 2.1: Release Notes
This version of Facter is not included in Puppet Enterprise. The latest version of PE includes Facter 3.6. A newer version is available; see the version menu above for details.
Released June 25, 2014.
Facter 2.1.0 is a backward-compatible features and fixes release in the Facter 2 series. In addition to squashing a variety of bugs, it includes a couple of new (structured) facts, adds support for detecting Docker containers, and improves operating system detection.
Facter 2.1.0 ships with 2 new structured facts: the
dhcp_servers fact returns a hash of DHCP server addresses, and
partitions returns a hash of partition information. Please note that you’ll need to set
stringify_facts = false in each puppet agent’s
[main] config section to use structured facts.
LXC Container (Docker) Support
As of this release, Docker-based LXC containers are detected as
is_virtual => true and
virtual => docker.
Improvements to Operating System Detection
Mandrake, LinuxMint, and CumulusLinux are now supported by the
Fixes for GCE/EC2 Facts
This release fixes a few bugs that were preventing Amazon EC2 and Google Compute Engine facts from loading properly on those platforms.