Searching for Nodes by Fact

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The Inventory Search section of the Puppet Enterprise console lets you search Puppet’s inventory of node data. This search utility uses Puppet Enterprise’s central data storage layer, PuppetDB.

Use console’s main navigation to reach the Inventory Search section.

The inventory search page

This field allows you to enter a fact name, a value, and a comparison operator. After you have searched for one fact, you may narrow down the search by adding additional facts.

Results of a search

The search results page will show a list of nodes, as well as a summary of their recent Puppet runs. You can click nodes in the list to browse to their detail pages.

To choose facts to search for, you should view the inventory data for a node that resembles the nodes you are searching for.

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