/Ansible 2.9

Working With Modules

Ansible ships with a number of modules (called the ‘module library’) that can be executed directly on remote hosts or through Playbooks.

Users can also write their own modules. These modules can control system resources, like services, packages, or files (anything really), or handle executing system commands.

See also

Introduction to ad-hoc commands
Examples of using modules in /usr/bin/ansible
About Playbooks
Introduction to using modules with /usr/bin/ansible-playbook
Ansible module development: getting started
How to write your own modules
Python API
Examples of using modules with the Python API
Interpreter Discovery
Configuring the right Python interpreter on target hosts
Mailing List
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#ansible IRC chat channel

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