Re: knife winrm roles


Yeah I noticed that -m was prob not what I wanted but without the -m it says no node returned from search. Also I apologize if several copies of this problem have been emailed to the mailing list, my company hasn’t been recieving outbound emails today/last afternoon.

Title: knife winrm roles
-m says that the query is a manual list not a query…

So in your example below is trying to connect to a server named role:mobi.GIS

If you want it to execute a query for the servers to run against, simply leave out the -m…

I will update the WIKI

On Thu, 2012-03-29 at 13:38 -0700, Soula, William wrote:
This page:

Says this:
The winrm subcommand allows you to invoke commands in parallel on a subset of the nodes in your infrastructure. The winrm subcommand uses the same syntax as the search subcommand; you could could find the uptime of all your web servers using the command:

% knife winrm “role:web” “net stats srv” -m -x Administrator -P ‘super_secret_password’

But when I run this in dos:
C:\SVN\Core\tool-chef-repo>knife winrm “role:mobi.GIS” “ipconfig” -m -x [localadmin] -P [password]

I get this error:
ERROR: URI::InvalidURIError: the scheme http does not accept registry part: role:mobi.GIS:5985 (or bad hostname?)

But this command works:
C:\SVN\Core\tool-chef-repo>knife search node role:mobi.GIS

Any ideas why the winrm command for me is not searching like the search command?