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NAME ^

Csistck - Perl system consistency check framework

SYNOPSIS ^

    use Csistck;
    
    sub sig_hup_mysql { $ENV{'MAINT_HUP_MYSQL'} = 1; }

    for (qw/a b/) {
        host "$_.example.com" => role('mysql');
    }

    host 'c' => role('mysql');
    
    role 'mysql' => 
        pkg({
            dpkg => 'mysql-server',
            emerge => 'mysql'
        }),
        template(
            '/etc/mysql/my.cnf',
            src => 'mysql/my.cnf', 
            mysql => {
                bind => '127.0.0.1',
                keysize => '1G'
            },
            mode => '0644',
            uid => 100,
            gid => 100,
            on_restart => \&sig_hup_mysql
        ),
        script('services.sh');
            
    check;

The script can then be called directly, using command line arguments below

DESCRIPTION ^

Csistck is a small Perl framework for writing scripts to maintain system configuration and consistency. The focus of csistck is to stay lightweight, simple, and flexible.

EXTENDING ROLES ^

Roles can be defined using the role keyword syntax, however a more flexible method is to extend a new object from Csistck::Role:

    use Csistck;
    use base 'Csistck::Role';

    sub defaults {
        my $self = shift;
        $self->{config} = '/etc/example.conf';
    }

    sub tests {
        my $self = shift;
        $self->add(pkg({
            dpkg => 'test-server',
            pkg_info => 'net-test'
        }),
        template(
            $self->{config},
            src => 'files/example.conf',
            example => $self
        );

    }

    1;

See Csistck::Role for information on extending roles

METHODS ^

host($host, $checks)

Add tests to host $host test array. Tests are Csistck::Test blessed references, code references, or arrays of either. To process host tests, use check().

role($role, $checks)

Define a weak role. Constructed similar to a host check, however roles are not called directly, rather they are used to define groups of common tests that can be used by multiple hosts.

See "EXTENDING ROLES" above for an object-based style of defining roles, which allows for passing role configuration.

check($target)

Runs processing on $target. If $target is undef, then look up the system's full hostname. If $target is a string, use that string for a hostname lookup. If $target is a Csistck::Test reference, a coderef, or an arrayref, then process that object directly. This is useful for writing scripts where hostname is not important.

EXPORTED METHODS ^

option($name, $value)

Set option to specified value.

Available Options

host($hostname, [@tests]);

Append test or array of tests to host definition. Most examples use the fat comma delimiter syntax, however this is a subjective choice.

    host 'hostname' => noop(1), noop(1);
    host 'hostname' => noop(0);

Returns a reference to the host object.

role($rolename, [@tests]);

Append test or array of tests to role definition.

    role 'test' => noop(0);
    host 'hostname' => role('test');

Returns a reference to the role object.

noop($return)

"No operation" test, used only for testing or placeholders.

    role 'test' => noop(1);

file($target, :$src, :$mode, :$uid, :$gid)

Copy file $src to $target, setting additional options with named arguments such as mode and uid.

    role 'test' => file(
        '/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf',
        src => 'lighttpd/lighttpd.conf',
        mode => '0644'
    );

See Csistck::Test::File

template($target, :$src, :$mode, :$uid, :$gid, [:$args])

Process file $src as a Template Toolkit template, output to path $target. Optional named arguments can be used to alter the mode, uid, etc. All parameters passed into the Csistck::Test::Template object are available in the actual template, so any additional named arguments are available in the template using the argument's name -- these arguments should be hasrefs.

    role 'test' => template(
        '/etc/motd',
        src => 'sys/motd',
        foo => { bar => 1 },
        uid => 0,
        gid => 0,
        mode => '0640'
    );

See Csistck::Test::Template

permission($glob, %args)

Change permissions on files matching file glob pattern

    role 'test' => permission("/etc/couchdb/*", {
        mode => '0640',
        uid => 130,
        gid => 130
    });

See Csistck::Test::Permission

script($script, [@arguments])

Call script with specified arguments

    role 'test' => script("apache2/mod-check", "rewrite");

See Csistck::Test::Script

pkg($package, [$type])

Check for package using system package manager. The $package argument may be specified as a string, or as a hashref to specify package names for multiple package managers. The package manager will be automatically detected if no package manager is specified.

    option 'pkg_type' => 'dpkg';
    role 'test' => 
        pkg("lighttpd", 'dpkg'),
        pkg({
            dpkg => 'snmp-server',
            pkg_info => 'net-snmp'
        });

See Csistck::Test::Pkg for more information

SCRIPT USAGE ^

Scripts based on Csistck will run in an interactive mode by default. The following command line options are recognized in a csistck based script

AUTHOR ^

Anthony Johnson, <aj@ohess.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (c) 2011-2012 Anthony Johnson

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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