New in version 2.3.
tempfilemodule creates temporary files and directories.
mktempcommand takes different parameters on various systems, this module helps to avoid troubles related to that. Files/directories created by module are accessible only by creator. In case you need to make them world-accessible you need to use file module.
Location where temporary file or directory should be created. If path is not specified default system temporary directory will be used.
Prefix of file/directory name created by module.
Whether to create file or directory.
Suffix of file/directory name created by module.
- name: create temporary build directory tempfile: state: directory suffix: build - name: create temporary file tempfile: state: file suffix: temp
Common return values are documented here Return Values, the following are the fields unique to this module:
|path||Path to created file or directory||success||string||/tmp/ansible.bMlvdk|
This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.