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ansible-playbook - run an ansible playbook
ansible-playbook <filename.yml> ... [options]
Ansible playbooks are a configuration and multinode deployment system. Ansible-playbook is the tool used to run them. See the project home page (link below) for more information.
filename.yml The names of one or more YAML format files to run as ansible playbooks.
--ask-become-pass Ask for privilege escalation password. -k, --ask-pass Prompt for the connection password, if it is needed for the transport used. For example, using ssh and not having a key-based authentication with ssh-agent. --ask-su-pass Prompt for su password, used with --su (deprecated, use become). -K, --ask-sudo-pass Prompt for the password to use with --sudo, if any (deprecated, use become). --ask-vault-pass Prompt for vault password. -C, --check Do not make any changes on the remote system, but test resources to see what might have changed. Note this can not scan all possible resource types and is only a simulation. -c CONNECTION, --connection=CONNECTION Connection type to use. Most common options are paramiko (SSH), ssh, winrm and local. local is mostly useful for crontab or kickstarts. -D, --diff When changing any templated files, show the unified diffs of how they changed. When used with --check, shows how the files would have changed if --check were not used. -e EXTRA_VARS, --extra-vars=EXTRA_VARS Extra variables to inject into a playbook, in key=value key=value format or as quoted YAML/JSON (hashes and arrays). To load variables from a file, specify the file preceded by @ (e.g. @vars.yml). --flush-cache Clear the fact cache. --force-handlers Run handlers even if a task fails. -f NUM, --forks=NUM Level of parallelism. NUM is specified as an integer, the default is 5. -h, --help Show help page and exit -i PATH, --inventory=PATH The PATH to the inventory, which defaults to /etc/ansible/hosts. Alternatively you can use a comma separated list of hosts or single host with traling comma host,. -l SUBSET, --limit=SUBSET Further limits the selected host/group patterns. You can prefix it with ~ to indicate that the pattern in a regex. --list-hosts Outputs a list of matching hosts; does not execute anything else. --list-tags List all available tags; does not execute anything else. --list-tasks List all tasks that would be executed; does not execute anything else. -M DIRECTORY, --module-path=DIRECTORY The DIRECTORY search path to load modules from. The default is /usr/share/ansible. This can also be set with the ANSIBLE_LIBRARY environment variable. --private-key=PRIVATE_KEY_FILE Use this file to authenticate the connection --skip-tages=SKIP_TAGS Only run plays and tasks whose tags do not match these values. --start-at-task=START_AT Start the playbook at the task matching this name. --step One-step-at-a-time: confirm each task before running. -S, --su* Run operations with su (deprecated, use become) -R SU-USER, --su-user=SU_USER run operations with su as this user (default=root) (deprecated, use become) -s, --sudo Run the command as the user given by -u and sudo to root (deprecated, use become). --ssh-common-args='-o ProxyCommand="ssh -W %h:%p ..." ...' Add the specified arguments to any sftp/scp/ssh command-line. Useful to set a ProxyCommand to use a jump host, but any arguments that are accepted by all three programs may be specified. --sftp-extra-args='-f ...' Add the specified arguments to any sftp command-line. --scp-extra-args='-l ...' Add the specified arguments to any scp command-line. --ssh-extra-args='-R ...' Add the specified arguments to any ssh command-line. -U SUDO_USERNAME, --sudo-user=SUDO_USERNAME Sudo to SUDO_USERNAME deafult is root. (deprecated, use become). --skip-tags=SKIP_TAGS Only run plays and tasks whose tags do not match these values. --syntax-check Look for syntax errors in the playbook, but don’t run anything -t, TAGS, --tags=TAGS Only run plays and tasks tagged with these values. -T SECONDS, --timeout=SECONDS Connection timeout to use when trying to talk to hosts, in SECONDS. -u USERNAME, --user=USERNAME Use this USERNAME to login to the target host, instead of the current user. --vault-password-file=VAULT_PASSWORD_FILE Vault password file. -v, --verbose Verbose mode, more output from successful actions will be shown. Give up to three times for more output. --version Show program’s version number and exit.
The following environment variables may be specified. ANSIBLE_INVENTORY — Override the default ansible inventory file ANSIBLE_LIBRARY — Override the default ansible module library path ANSIBLE_CONFIG — Override the default ansible config file Many more are available for most options in ansible.cfg
/etc/ansible/hosts — Default inventory file /usr/share/ansible/ — Default module library /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg — Config file, used if present ~/.ansible.cfg — User config file, overrides the default config if present
Ansible was originally written by Michael DeHaan. See the AUTHORS file for a complete list of contributors.
Copyright © 2012, Michael DeHaan Ansible is released under the terms of the GPLv3 License.
ansible(1), ansible-pull(1), ansible-doc(1), ansible-vault(1), ansible-galaxy(1) Extensive documentation is available in the documentation site: http://docs.ansible.com. IRC and mailing list info can be found in file CONTRIBUTING.md, available in: https://github.com/ansible/ansible