New in version 1.3.
if yes, dereferences symlinks and sets/gets attributes on symlink target, otherwise acts on symlink itself.
The name of a specific Extended attribute key to set/retrieve
The full path of the file/object to get the facts of.
Before 2.3 this option was only usable as name.
defines which state you want to do.
The value to set the named name/key to, it automatically sets the
# Obtain the extended attributes of /etc/foo.conf - xattr: path: /etc/foo.conf # Sets the key 'foo' to value 'bar' - xattr: path: /etc/foo.conf key: user.foo value: bar # Removes the key 'foo' - xattr: path: /etc/foo.conf key: user.foo state: absent
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