NAME

Rex::Commands::Augeas - An augeas module for (R)?ex

DESCRIPTION

This is a simple module to manipulate configuration files with the help of augeas.

SYNOPSIS

 my $k = augeas exists => "/files/etc/hosts/*/ipaddr", "127.0.0.1";
    
 augeas insert => "/files/etc/hosts",
           label => "01",
           after => "/7",
           ipaddr => "192.168.2.23",
           canonical => "test";
   
 augeas dump => "/files/etc/hosts";

 augeas modify =>
    "/files/etc/ssh/sshd_config/PermitRootLogin" => "without-password",
    on_change => sub {
       service ssh => "restart";
    };

EXPORTED FUNCTIONS

augeas($action, @options)

It returns 1 on success and 0 on failure.

Actions:

modify

This modifies the keys given in @options in $file.

 augeas modify =>
           "/files/etc/hosts/7/ipaddr"    => "127.0.0.2",
           "/files/etc/hosts/7/canonical" => "test01",
           on_change                      => sub { say "I changed!" };
remove

Remove an entry.

 augeas remove    => "/files/etc/hosts/2",
        on_change => sub { say "I changed!" };
insert

Insert an item into the file. Here, the order of the options is important. If the order is wrong it won't save your changes.

 augeas insert => "/files/etc/hosts",
           label     => "01",
           after     => "/7",
           ipaddr    => "192.168.2.23",
           alias     => "test02",
           on_change => sub { say "I changed!" };
dump

Dump the contents of a file to STDOUT.

 augeas dump => "/files/etc/hosts";
exists

Check if an item exists.

 my $exists = augeas exists => "/files/etc/hosts/*/ipaddr" => "127.0.0.1";
 if($exists) {
     say "127.0.0.1 exists!";
 }
get

Returns the value of the given item.

 my $val = augeas get => "/files/etc/hosts/1/ipaddr";