Posts tagged quick-tips

Quick Tip: Ansible target hosts with wildcard

This is a short quick tip about Ansible. TL;DR: it’s possible to use a wildcard in the target hosts specifier. This became useful to me when I dynamically created the inventory based on Ansible facts.

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Quick Tip: Ansible commands as non-root user with environment variables

This is a short quick tip. When executing Ansible playbooks, you might need to execute a task as another user than the one you established the connection with. This post shows an example how to do it and deal with the environment variables.

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