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pkg5 - Manages packages with the Solaris 11 Image Packaging System

New in version 1.9.

Synopsis

  • IPS packages are the native packages in Solaris 11 and higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
accept_licenses
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Accept any licences.

aliases: accept, accept_licences
name
required
An FRMI of the package(s) to be installed/removed/updated.
Multiple packages may be specified, separated by ,.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • latest
  • present ←
Whether to install (present, latest), or remove (absent) a package.

Examples

- name: Install Vim
  pkg5:
    name: editor/vim

- name: Remove finger daemon
  pkg5:
    name: service/network/finger
    state: absent

- name: Install several packages at once
  pkg5:
    name:
    - /file/gnu-findutils
    - /text/gnu-grep

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Peter Oliver (@mavit)

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