fail - Fail with custom message


  • This module fails the progress with a custom message. It can be useful for bailing out when a certain condition is met using when.


parameter required default choices comments
no 'Failed as requested from task'
The customized message used for failing execution. If omitted, fail will simply bail out with a generic message.


# Example playbook using fail and when together
- fail:
    msg: "The system may not be provisioned according to the CMDB status."
  when: cmdb_status != "to-be-staged"


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