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chef_organization resource

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Use the chef_organization resource to interact with organization objects that exist on the Chef server.

Syntax


The syntax for using the chef_organization resource in a recipe is as follows:

chef_organization 'name' do
  attribute 'value' # see attributes section below
  ...
  action :action # see actions section below
end

where:

  • chef_organization tells Chef Infra Client to use the Chef::Provider::ChefOrganization provider during a Chef Infra Client run
  • name is the name of the resource block
  • attribute is zero (or more) of the attributes that are available for this resource
  • action identifies which steps Chef Infra Client will take to bring the node into the desired state

Actions


The chef_organization resource has the following actions:

:create
Default.
:delete
:nothing
This resource block does not act unless notified by another resource to take action. Once notified, this resource block either runs immediately or is queued up to run at the end of a Chef Infra Client run.

Properties


The chef_organization resource has the following properties:

chef_server

The URL for the Chef server.

complete

Use to specify if this resource defines an organization completely. When true, any property not specified by this resource will be reset to default property values.

full_name

The full name must begin with a non-white space character and must be between 1 and 1023 characters. For example: Chef Software, Inc..

ignore_failure
Ruby Type: true, false | Default Value: false

Continue running a recipe if a resource fails for any reason.

invites

Use to specify a list of users to be invited to the organization. An invitation is sent to any user in this list who is not already a member of the organization.

members

Use to specify a list of users who MUST be members of the organization. These users will be added directly to the organization. The user who initiates this operation MUST also have permission to add users to the specified organization.

members_specified

Use to discover if a user is a member of an organization. Will return true if the user is a member.

name

The name must begin with a lower-case letter or digit, may only contain lower-case letters, digits, hyphens, and underscores, and must be between 1 and 255 characters. For example: chef.

notifies
Ruby Type: Symbol, Chef::Resource\[String\]

A resource may notify another resource to take action when its state changes. Specify a 'resource[name]', the :action that resource should take, and then the :timer for that action. A resource may notify more than one resource; use a notifies statement for each resource to be notified.

A timer specifies the point during a Chef Infra Client run at which a notification is run. The following timers are available:

:before

Specifies that the action on a notified resource should be run before processing the resource block in which the notification is located.

:delayed

Default. Specifies that a notification should be queued up, and then executed at the end of a Chef Infra Client run.

:immediate, :immediately

Specifies that a notification should be run immediately, per resource notified.

The syntax for notifies is:

notifies :action, 'resource[name]', :timer

raw_json

The organization as JSON data. For example:

{
  "name": "chef",
  "full_name": "Chef Software, Inc",
  "guid": "f980d1asdfda0331235s00ff36862
  ...
}

remove_members

Use to remove the specified users from an organization. Invitations that have not been accepted will be cancelled.

retries
Ruby Type: Integer | Default Value: 0

The number of attempts to catch exceptions and retry the resource.

retry_delay
Ruby Type: Integer | Default Value: 2

The retry delay (in seconds).

subscribes
Ruby Type: Symbol, Chef::Resource\[String\]

A resource may listen to another resource, and then take action if the state of the resource being listened to changes. Specify a 'resource[name]', the :action to be taken, and then the :timer for that action.

Note that subscribes does not apply the specified action to the resource that it listens to - for example:

file '/etc/nginx/ssl/example.crt' do
  mode '0600'
  owner 'root'
end

service 'nginx' do
  subscribes :reload, 'file[/etc/nginx/ssl/example.crt]', :immediately
end

In this case the subscribes property reloads the nginx service whenever its certificate file, located under /etc/nginx/ssl/example.crt, is updated. subscribes does not make any changes to the certificate file itself, it merely listens for a change to the file, and executes the :reload action for its resource (in this example nginx) when a change is detected.

A timer specifies the point during a Chef Infra Client run at which a notification is run. The following timers are available:

:before

Specifies that the action on a notified resource should be run before processing the resource block in which the notification is located.

:delayed

Default. Specifies that a notification should be queued up, and then executed at the end of a Chef Infra Client run.

:immediate, :immediately

Specifies that a notification should be run immediately, per resource notified.

The syntax for subscribes is:

subscribes :action, 'resource[name]', :timer

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