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NAME

       ansible-playbook - Runs Ansible playbooks, executing the defined tasks on the targeted
       hosts.

SYNOPSIS

       ansible-playbook [options] playbook.yml [playbook2 ...]

DESCRIPTION

       the tool to run Ansible playbooks, which are a configuration and multinode deployment
       system. See the project home page (https://docs.ansible.com) for more information.

COMMON OPTIONS

       --ask-su-pass
           ask for su password (deprecated, use become)

       --ask-sudo-pass
           ask for sudo password (deprecated, use become)

       --ask-vault-pass
           ask for vault password

       --become-method BECOME_METHOD
           privilege escalation method to use (default=sudo), valid choices: [ sudo | su | pbrun
           | pfexec | doas | dzdo | ksu | runas | pmrun | enable ]

       --become-user BECOME_USER
           run operations as this user (default=root)

       --flush-cache
           clear the fact cache for every host in inventory

       --force-handlers
           run handlers even if a task fails

       --list-hosts
           outputs a list of matching hosts; does not execute anything else

       --list-tags
           list all available tags

       --list-tasks
           list all tasks that would be executed

       --private-key, --key-file
           use this file to authenticate the connection

       --scp-extra-args SCP_EXTRA_ARGS
           specify extra arguments to pass to scp only (e.g. -l)

       --sftp-extra-args SFTP_EXTRA_ARGS
           specify extra arguments to pass to sftp only (e.g. -f, -l)

       --skip-tags
           only run plays and tasks whose tags do not match these values

       --ssh-common-args SSH_COMMON_ARGS
           specify common arguments to pass to sftp/scp/ssh (e.g. ProxyCommand)

       --ssh-extra-args SSH_EXTRA_ARGS
           specify extra arguments to pass to ssh only (e.g. -R)

       --start-at-task START_AT_TASK
           start the playbook at the task matching this name

       --step
           one-step-at-a-time: confirm each task before running

       --syntax-check
           perform a syntax check on the playbook, but do not execute it

       --vault-id
           the vault identity to use

       --vault-password-file
           vault password file

       --version
           show program’s version number and exit

       -C, --check
           don’t make any changes; instead, try to predict some of the changes that may occur

       -D, --diff
           when changing (small) files and templates, show the differences in those files; works
           great with --check

       -K, --ask-become-pass
           ask for privilege escalation password

       -M, --module-path
           prepend colon-separated path(s) to module library
           (default=[u'/home/jenkins/.ansible/plugins/modules',
           u'/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules'])

       -R SU_USER, --su-user SU_USER
           run operations with su as this user (default=None) (deprecated, use become)

       -S, --su
           run operations with su (deprecated, use become)

       -T TIMEOUT, --timeout TIMEOUT
           override the connection timeout in seconds (default=10)

       -U SUDO_USER, --sudo-user SUDO_USER
           desired sudo user (default=root) (deprecated, use become)

       -b, --become
           run operations with become (does not imply password prompting)

       -c CONNECTION, --connection CONNECTION
           connection type to use (default=smart)

       -e, --extra-vars
           set additional variables as key=value or YAML/JSON, if filename prepend with @

       -f FORKS, --forks FORKS
           specify number of parallel processes to use (default=5)

       -h, --help
           show this help message and exit

       -i, --inventory, --inventory-file
           specify inventory host path or comma separated host list. --inventory-file is
           deprecated

       -k, --ask-pass
           ask for connection password

       -l SUBSET, --limit SUBSET
           further limit selected hosts to an additional pattern

       -s, --sudo
           run operations with sudo (nopasswd) (deprecated, use become)

       -t, --tags
           only run plays and tasks tagged with these values

       -u REMOTE_USER, --user REMOTE_USER
           connect as this user (default=None)

       -v, --verbose
           verbose mode (-vvv for more, -vvvv to enable connection debugging)

ENVIRONMENT

       The following environment variables may be specified.

       ANSIBLE_CONFIG — Override the default ansible config file

       Many more are available for most options in ansible.cfg

FILES

       /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg — Config file, used if present

       ~/.ansible.cfg — User config file, overrides the default config if present

AUTHOR

       Ansible was originally written by Michael DeHaan.

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2017 Red Hat, Inc | Ansible. Ansible is released under the terms of the GPLv3
       License.

SEE ALSO

       ansible(1), ansible-config(1), ansible-console(1), ansible-doc(1), ansible-galaxy(1),
       ansible-inventory(1), ansible-pull(1), ansible-vault(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