Ansible Tutorial - Ansible Modules Ping Setup Command Shell Copy Find

Ansible Tutorial - Ansible Modules Ping Setup Command Shell Copy Find

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Ansible Version 2.7.5

Useful Ansible Command :


ansible  - Define and run a single task against a set of hosts
ansible-config - View, edit, and manage ansible configuration
ansible-doc  - plugin documentation tool
ansible-galaxy - Perform various Role related operations
ansible-playbook - Runs ansible playbooks on targeted hosts
ansible-vault - encryption/decryption utility for ansible data files


ansible-doc Command

It is a plugin documentation tool, we can take help of any module

Syntax :
ansible-doc [-l|-F|-s] [options] [-t <plugin type> ] [plugin]

To display All modules :

ansible-doc  -l

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ansible-doc command

To display help / option particular module/plugin

ansible-doc  hostname


To display option of yum modules

ansible-doc yum

ansible-doc command yum documentation 
Ansible Command

Define and run a single task against a set of hosts/groups.

Syntax :

ansible <host-pattern> [options]

For more help or display all options

ansible -h

Modules:

  1. ping
  2. hostname
  3. setup
  4. command
  5. shell
  6. copy
  7. get_url
  8. find

Use Ping module

ansible  all -m ping

Explanation:


ansible  = Command
all          = all hosts of inventory, we can define single hosts, groups or IP address
-m ping = module name

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ansible ping modules

Ansible Hostname Module :

To Change Hostname

ansible 127.0.0.1  -m hostname -a “name=linuxserver”

Explanation:


ansible  = Command
127.0.0.1          = hosts of inventory, we can define all hosts, using “all”  , “groups name”
-m hostname = module name
-a = use for argument
name=linuxserver  = we changed name from linuxtopic to linuxserver


Ansible Setup Module

To display / gather all information of hosts

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m setup | more

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ansible setup module
Filter or Grep information

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m setup | grep swap


Use filter in ansible command output

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m setup | grep -e swap -e memorysize -e process

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Use ansible command module

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m command -a  “ip a” ansible  127.0.0.1  -m command -a  “ip a” | grep eth0


ansible  127.0.0.1  -m command -a  “cat /etc/hostname”


Use ansible shell module

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m shell -a  “ip a” ansible  127.0.0.1  -m shell -a  “cat /etc/hostname”

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ansible  127.0.0.1  -m shell -a  “touch /etc/hostname111”


Ansible copy module

To Copy file from one location to another location

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m copy -a  “src=/tmp/hostname111 dest=/tmp/hostname2222 ”


To copy file with change owner, group and permission

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m copy -a  “src=/tmp/hostname111 dest=/tmp/hostname2222 owner=lokesh group=lokesh mode=777 ”

Verify :

ll  /tmp/hostname*


Ansible Find module

We can  find any file using find module:

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m find -a “paths=/tmp/”  | grep hostname


Ansible get_url module

We can download any file using get_url module:

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m get_url “url=https://images.indianexpress.com/2018/12/FEATURE-2.jpg dest=/tmp/happynewyear2019.jpg”


Ansible script module

We can run any script using script module using following example

ansible  127.0.0.1  -m script -a "/tmp/script.sh"


Script.sh

#!/bin/bash

echo `hostname`
echo `date -I`


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