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ansible-galaxy

Perform various Role related operations.

Synopsis

ansible-galaxy [delete|import|info|init|install|list|login|remove|search|setup] [--help] [options] ...

Description

command to manage Ansible roles in shared repositories, the default of which is Ansible Galaxy https://galaxy.ansible.com.

Common Options

--list

List all of your integrations.

--remove <REMOVE_ID>

Remove the integration matching the provided ID value. Use –list to see ID values.

--version

show program’s version number and exit

-c, --ignore-certs

Ignore SSL certificate validation errors.

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-s <API_SERVER>, --server <API_SERVER>

The API server destination

-v, --verbose

verbose mode (-vvv for more, -vvvv to enable connection debugging)

Actions

info

prints out detailed information about an installed role as well as info available from the galaxy API.

--offline

Don’t query the galaxy API when creating roles

-p, --roles-path

The path to the directory containing your roles. The default is the roles_path configured in your ansible.cfg file (/etc/ansible/roles if not configured)

setup

Setup an integration from Github or Travis for Ansible Galaxy roles

--list

List all of your integrations.

--remove <REMOVE_ID>

Remove the integration matching the provided ID value. Use –list to see ID values.

list

lists the roles installed on the local system or matches a single role passed as an argument.

-p, --roles-path

The path to the directory containing your roles. The default is the roles_path configured in your ansible.cfg file (/etc/ansible/roles if not configured)

remove

removes the list of roles passed as arguments from the local system.

-p, --roles-path

The path to the directory containing your roles. The default is the roles_path configured in your ansible.cfg file (/etc/ansible/roles if not configured)

init

creates the skeleton framework of a role that complies with the galaxy metadata format.

--init-path <INIT_PATH>

The path in which the skeleton role will be created. The default is the current working directory.

--offline

Don’t query the galaxy API when creating roles

--role-skeleton <ROLE_SKELETON>

The path to a role skeleton that the new role should be based upon.

--type <ROLE_TYPE>

Initialize using an alternate role type. Valid types include: ‘container’, ‘apb’ and ‘network’.

-f, --force

Force overwriting an existing role

install

uses the args list of roles to be installed, unless -f was specified. The list of roles can be a name (which will be downloaded via the galaxy API and github), or it can be a local .tar.gz file.

-f, --force

Force overwriting an existing role

-g, --keep-scm-meta

Use tar instead of the scm archive option when packaging the role

-i, --ignore-errors

Ignore errors and continue with the next specified role.

-n, --no-deps

Don’t download roles listed as dependencies

-p, --roles-path

The path to the directory containing your roles. The default is the roles_path configured in your ansible.cfg file (/etc/ansible/roles if not configured)

-r <ROLE_FILE>, --role-file <ROLE_FILE>

A file containing a list of roles to be imported

import

used to import a role into Ansible Galaxy

--branch <REFERENCE>

The name of a branch to import. Defaults to the repository’s default branch (usually master)

--no-wait

Don’t wait for import results.

--role-name <ROLE_NAME>

The name the role should have, if different than the repo name

--status

Check the status of the most recent import request for given github_user/github_repo.

login

verify user’s identify via Github and retrieve an auth token from Ansible Galaxy.

--github-token <TOKEN>

Identify with github token rather than username and password.

delete

Delete a role from Ansible Galaxy.

Environment

The following environment variables may be specified.

ANSIBLE_CONFIG – Override the default ansible config file

Many more are available for most options in ansible.cfg

Files

/etc/ansible/ansible.cfg – Config file, used if present

~/.ansible.cfg – User config file, overrides the default config if present

Author

Ansible was originally written by Michael DeHaan.

See the AUTHORS file for a complete list of contributors.

See also

ansible(1), ansible-config(1), ansible-console(1), ansible-doc(1), ansible-galaxy(1), ansible-inventory(1), ansible-playbook(1), ansible-pull(1), ansible-vault(1),