FreeKB - Ansible script module (invoking a script)
Ansible - script module (invoking a script)

Typically, the shellcommand, or script modules are used to invoke a command on a managed node (e.g. target systems). /usr/bin/python needs to exist on the managed node to use these modules. If Python does not exist, the raw module can be used instead. 

The ansible-doc script command can be used to show the Ansible documention on the script module.

In this example, script.sh must reside on your control node (that's your Ansible server).

- name: my script
  script: /path/to/your/script.sh

 

The playbook can then be executed using this command.

ansible-playbook playbook.yml

 

The following should be produced.

TASK [my script]
changed: [server1.example.com]

 

By default, no stdout is printed. The debug module can be used to print output to the console.

By default, Ansible performs tasks on managed node. The connection module or delegate_to module can be used to invoke the script module on the control node (that's the Ansible server). 



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