cdist-type__link - Man Page

Manage links (hard and symbolic)

Description

This cdist type allows you to manage hard and symbolic links. The given object id is the destination for the link.

Required Parameters

source

Specifies the link source.

type

Specifies the link type: Either hard or symbolic.

Optional Parameters

state

'present' or 'absent', defaults to 'present'

Messages

created <destination>

Link to destination was created.

removed <destination>

Link to destination was removed.

removed <destination> (directory)

Destination was removed because state is present and destination was directory.

removed <destination> (wrongsource)

Destination was removed because state is present and destination link source was wrong.

Examples

# Create hard link of /etc/shadow
__link /root/shadow --source /etc/shadow --type hard

# Relative symbolic link
__link /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/www.test.ch   \
   --source ../sites-available/www.test.ch      \
   --type symbolic

# Absolute symbolic link
__link /opt/plone --source /home/services/plone --type symbolic

# Remove link
__link /opt/plone --state absent

Authors

Nico Schottelius <nico-cdist--@--schottelius.org>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Nico Schottelius. 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.

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Apr 20, 2021 6.9.6 cdist