What is Puppet equivalent of the ignore failure in Chef or the ignore errors in Ansible

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I have the following piece of manifest on Puppet Master :

exec { 'DatabaseCreation':
command => '/usr/bin/mysqladmin  -u root --password="system" create gitHandson'}

When I ran puppet agent --test on Puppet Agent, an error:

Notice: /Stage[main]/Deployment/Exec[DatabaseCreation]/returns: /usr/bin/mysqladmin: CREATE DATABASE failed; error: 'Can't create database 'gitHandson'; database exists'Error: /usr/bin/mysqladmin  -u root --password="system" create gitHandson returned 1 instead of one of [0]

How do i ignore it?

Jul 16, 2018 in Ansible by Nilesh
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There’s no need to ignore the error or the failures, there are better ways of dealing with this.

There’s no mechanism which ignores errors in puppet.

Easiest solution is to just add a &&true to the end of your command, so it will return 0 and not fail.

answered Jul 17, 2018 by shelly

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