ansible.windows.win_owner module – Set owner

Note

This module is part of the ansible.windows collection (version 1.13.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install ansible.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.windows.win_owner.

Synopsis

  • Set owner of files or directories.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

path

path / required

Path to be used for changing owner.

recurse

boolean

Indicates if the owner should be changed recursively.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

user

string / required

Name to be used for changing owner.

See Also

See also

ansible.windows.win_acl

Set file/directory/registry permissions for a system user or group.

ansible.windows.win_file

Creates, touches or removes files or directories.

ansible.windows.win_stat

Get information about Windows files.

Examples

- name: Change owner of path
  ansible.windows.win_owner:
    path: C:\apache
    user: apache
    recurse: yes

- name: Set the owner of root directory
  ansible.windows.win_owner:
    path: C:\apache
    user: SYSTEM
    recurse: no

Authors

  • Hans-Joachim Kliemeck (@h0nIg)