puppet-inspect man page
puppet-inspect — Send an inspection report
Prepares and submits an inspection report to the puppet master.
puppet inspect [--archive_files] [--archive_file_server]
This command uses the cached catalog from the previous run of ´puppet agent´ to determine which attributes of which resources have been marked as auditable with the ´audit´ metaparameter. It then examines the current state of the system, writes the state of the specified resource attributes to a report, and submits the report to the puppet master.
Puppet inspect does not run as a daemon, and must be run manually or from cron.
Any configuration setting which is valid in the configuration file is also a valid long argument, e.g. ´--server=master.domain.com´. See the configuration file documentation at https://docs.puppetlabs.com/references/latest/configuration.html for the full list of acceptable settings.
During an inspect run, whether to archive files whose contents are audited to a file bucket.
During an inspect run, the file bucket server to archive files to if archive_files is set. The default value is ´$server´.
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