You can use search to find certain data bag items and loop through search results to execute code multiple times.
Let's see how we can make our recipes more dynamic by searching for data bag items.
Follow the Getting ready and How to do it... (steps 1 to 4) sections in the Using data bags recipe in this chapter. You might want to add a few more HTTP end points to your data bag.
Let's create a recipe to search for data bag items and call the
http_request resource for everyone:
Edit the default recipe of
my_cookbookto retrieve all HTTP hooks, which should be called by your recipe from your data bag:
mma@laptop:~/chef-repo $ subl cookbooks/my_cookbook/recipes/default.rb
search(:hooks, '*:*').each do |hook| http_request 'callback' do url hook['url'] end end
Upload your modified recipe to the...