PuppetDB 1.5 » API » v3 » Querying Nodes

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Nodes can be queried by making an HTTP request to the /nodes REST endpoint with a JSON-formatted parameter called query.

Routes

GET /v3/nodes

This will return all nodes matching the given query. Deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

Parameters

  • query: Optional. A JSON array of query predicates, in prefix form, conforming to the format described below.

The query parameter is a similar format to resource queries.

Only queries against "name" and facts are currently supported.

Fact terms must be of the form ["fact", <fact name>].

Node query supports all available operators. Inequality operators are only supported for fact queries, but regular expressions are supported for both name and facts.

Inequality operators are strictly arithmetic, and will ignore any fact values which are not numeric.

Note that nodes which are missing a fact referenced by a not query will match the query.

This query will return nodes whose kernel is Linux and whose uptime is less than 30 days:

["and",
  ["=", ["fact", "kernel"], "Linux"],
  [">", ["fact", "uptime_days"], 30]]

If no query parameter is supplied, all nodes will be returned.

Response format

The response is a JSON array of hashes of the form:

{"name": <string>,
 "deactivated": <timestamp>,
 "catalog_timestamp": <timestamp>,
 "facts_timestamp": <timestamp>,
 "report_timestamp": <timestamp>}

The array is sorted alphabetically by name.

Example

You can use curl to query information about nodes like so:

curl 'http://localhost:8080/v3/nodes'
curl -G 'http://localhost:8080/v3/nodes' --data-urlencode 'query=["=", ["fact", "kernel"], "Linux"]'

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>

This will return status information for the given node, active or not.

Response format

The response is the same format as for the /v1/status endpoint.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/facts

This will return the facts for the given node. Facts from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

Parameters

  • query: Optional. A JSON array containing the query in prefix notation. The syntax and semantics are identical to the query parameter for the /v3/facts route. When supplied, the query is assumed to supply additional criteria that can be used to return a subset of the information normally returned by this route.

Response format

The response is the same format as for the /v3/facts endpoint.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/facts/<NAME>

This will return facts with the given name for the given node. Facts from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

Parameters

  • query: Optional. A JSON array containing the query in prefix notation. The syntax and semantics are identical to the query parameter for the /v3/facts route. When supplied, the query is assumed to supply additional criteria that can be used to return a subset of the information normally returned by this route.

Response format

The response is the same format as for the /v3/facts endpoint.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/facts/<NAME>/<VALUE>

This will return facts with the given name and value for the given node. Facts from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

Parameters

  • query: Optional. A JSON array containing the query in prefix notation. The syntax and semantics are identical to the query parameter for the /v3/facts route. When supplied, the query is assumed to supply additional criteria that can be used to return a subset of the information normally returned by this route.

Response format

The response is the same format as for the /v3/facts endpoint.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/resources

This will return the resources for the given node. Resources from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

Parameters

  • query: Optional. A JSON array containing the query in prefix notation. The syntax and semantics are identical to the query parameter for the /v3/resources route. When supplied, the query is assumed to supply additional criteria that can be used to return a subset of the information normally returned by this route.

Response format

The response is the same format as for the /v3/resources endpoint.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/resources/<TYPE>

This will return the resources of the indicated type for the given node. Resources from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

This endpoint behaves identically to the /v3/resources/<TYPE> endpoint, except the resources returned include only those belonging to the node given in the URL for this route.

GET /v3/nodes/<NODE>/resources/<TYPE>/<TITLE>

This will return the resource of the indicated type and title for the given node. Resources from deactivated nodes aren’t included in the response.

This endpoint behaves identically to the /v3/resources/<TYPE> endpoint, except the resources returned include only those belonging to the node given in the URL for this route.

Paging

This query endpoint supports paged results via the common PuppetDB paging query parameters. For more information, please see the documentation on paging.

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