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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.


           The names of one or more YAML format files to run as ansible playbooks.


       -v, --verbose
           Verbose mode, more output from successful actions will be shown. Give up to three
           times for more output.

       -i PATH, --inventory=PATH
           The PATH to the inventory hosts file, which defaults to /etc/ansible/hosts.

       -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.

       -e VARS, --extra-vars=VARS
           Extra variables to inject into a playbook, in key=value key=value format or as quoted
           JSON (hashes and arrays).

       -f NUM, --forks=NUM
           Level of parallelism.  NUM is specified as an integer, the default is 5.

       -k, --ask-pass
           Prompt for the SSH password instead of assuming key-based authentication with

       -K, --ask-sudo-pass
           Prompt for the password to use for playbook plays that request sudo access, if any.

       -U, SUDO_USER, --sudo-user=SUDO_USER
           Desired sudo user (default=root).

       -t, TAGS, --tags='TAGS
           Only run plays and tasks tagged with these values.

           Only run plays and tasks whose tags do not match these values.

           Look for syntax errors in the playbook, but don’t run anything

           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

           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.

       -T SECONDS, --timeout=SECONDS
           Connection timeout to use when trying to talk to hosts, in SECONDS.

       -s, --sudo
           Force all plays to use sudo, even if not marked as such.

       -u USERNAME, --user=USERNAME
           Use this remote user name on playbook steps that do not indicate a user name to run

       -c CONNECTION, --connection=CONNECTION
           Connection type to use. Possible options are paramiko (SSH), ssh, and local.  local is
           mostly useful for crontab or kickstarts.

       -l SUBSET, --limit=SUBSET
           Further limits the selected host/group patterns.


       The following environment variables may be specified.

       ANSIBLE_HOSTS  — Override the default ansible hosts file

       ANSIBLE_LIBRARY — Override the default ansible module library path


       /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)

       Extensive documentation is available in the documentation site:
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