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Ohai record creation date of Chef Infra Node

It would be useful to record the creation date of chef infra client nodes. We already record the ohai_time, when the last chef client run occurred.

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  • Aug 27 2019
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    Joshua O'Brien commented
    October 17, 2019 19:00

    Can you expand a bit on your use case here?

  • Steven ONeill commented
    26 Feb 02:56

    I think it would be awesome to be able to use this as switching logic.   Rolling new features, stop running certain things on old nodes, etc...


    # pseudocode
    only_if { node['create_time'] > '20180701' }