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Bug #4650

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Multiline header is added at each run on managed files

Added by Dennis Cabooter over 8 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

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Description

Every time Rudder edits a file it adds a header, but due to a cfengine bug (https://cfengine.com/dev/issues/1525) at each run it adds a new one ...

A simple workaround: modify the header parameter in the webapp (config management -> Parameters page) and put a simple one liner header : "### Managed by Rudder, edit with care

The title says it all. /etc/ntp.conf looks like this now:

#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
...
repeated like a thousand times
...
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################
### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###

### This file is protected by your Rudder infrastructure. ###
### Manually editing the file might lead your Rudder      ###
### infrastructure to change back the server?s            ###
### configuration and/or to raise a compliance alert.     ###
#############################################################

# /etc/ntp.conf

fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10

driftfile /var/lib/ntp/drift
logfile /var/log/ntp.log
server ntp.example.com

Subtasks 1 (0 open1 closed)

Bug #5724: Multiline header is added at each run on managed files (branch 2.11)ReleasedBenoît PECCATTE2014-11-04Actions

Related issues 1 (0 open1 closed)

Related to Rudder - Bug #4657: /var/rudder gets too big on nodesRejectedDennis CabooterActions
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