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ping - Try to connect to host, verify a usable python and return pong on success.

Synopsis

  • A trivial test module, this module always returns pong on successful contact. It does not make sense in playbooks, but it is useful from /usr/bin/ansible to verify the ability to login and that a usable python is configured.
  • This is NOT ICMP ping, this is just a trivial test module.

Examples

# Test we can logon to 'webservers' and execute python with json lib.
ansible webservers -m ping

Status

This module is flagged as stableinterface which means that the maintainers for this module guarantee that no backward incompatible interface changes will be made.

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