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Ansible - group parameter

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The group parameter can be used to define the group owner of a file or directory. For example, let's say you are using the copy module to copy a file. In this example, the copied file (foo.txt) would be owned by the "wheel" group.

- name: "copy foo.txt to /tmp"
    src: "foo.txt"
    dest: "/tmp"
    group: "wheel"


Here are the attributes of the copied file (foo.txt).

-rw-r--r--. 3 root wheel 4096 Jun 26 08:21 foo.txt


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