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Install consul

Description

Downloads and installs the consul binary from https://dl.bintray.com/mitchellh/consul. Note that the consul binary is downloaded on the server (the machine running cdist) and then deployed to the target host using the __file type unless --direct parameter is used.

Required Parameters

None.

Optional Parameters

state

either 'present' or 'absent'. Defaults to 'present'

version

which version of consul to install. See ./files/versions for a list of supported versions. Defaults to the latest known version.

Boolean Parameters

direct

Download and deploy consul binary directly on the target machine.

Messages

If consul binary is created using __staged_file then underlaying __file type messages are emitted.

If consul binary is created by direct method then the following messages are emitted:

/usr/local/bin/consul created

consul binary was created

Examples

# just install using defaults
__consul

# install by downloading consul binary directly on the target machine
__consul --direct

# specific version
__consul \
   --version 0.4.1

Authors

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>
Darko Poljak <darko.poljak--@--gmail.com>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2015 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Info

Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist