16.131. cdist-type__postgres_extension(7)

16.131.1. NAME

cdist-type__postgres_extension - Manage PostgreSQL extensions


This cdist type allows you to manage PostgreSQL extensions.

The __object_id to pass to __postgres_extension is of the form dbname:extension, e.g.:


CAUTION! Be careful when installing extensions from (untrusted) third-party sources:

Installing an extension as superuser requires trusting that the extension's author wrote the extension installation script in a secure fashion. It is not terribly difficult for a malicious user to create trojan-horse objects that will compromise later execution of a carelessly-written extension script, allowing that user to acquire superuser privileges.



either present or absent, defaults to present.

16.131.4. EXAMPLES

# Install extension unaccent into database rails_test
__postgres_extension rails_test:unaccent

# Drop extension unaccent from database fails_test
__postgres_extension rails_test:unaccent --state absent

16.131.5. SEE ALSO

16.131.6. AUTHORS

16.131.7. COPYING

Copyright (C) 2014 Tomas Pospisek, 2021 Dennis Camera. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.