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installp – Manage packages on AIX

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Manage packages using ‘installp’ on AIX

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
accept_license
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to accept the license for the package(s).
name
list / required
One or more packages to install or remove.
Use all to install all packages available on informed repository_path.

aliases: pkg
repository_path
path
Path with AIX packages (required to install).
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether the package needs to be present on or absent from the system.

Notes

Note

  • If the package is already installed, even the package/fileset is new, the module will not install it.

Examples

- name: Install package foo
  installp:
    name: foo
    repository_path: /repository/AIX71/installp/base
    package_license: yes
    state: present

- name: Install bos.sysmgt that includes bos.sysmgt.nim.master, bos.sysmgt.nim.spot
  installp:
    name: bos.sysmgt
    repository_path: /repository/AIX71/installp/base
    package_license: yes
    state: present

- name: Install bos.sysmgt.nim.master only
  installp:
    name: bos.sysmgt.nim.master
    repository_path: /repository/AIX71/installp/base
    package_license: yes
    state: present

- name: Install bos.sysmgt.nim.master and bos.sysmgt.nim.spot
  installp:
    name: bos.sysmgt.nim.master, bos.sysmgt.nim.spot
    repository_path: /repository/AIX71/installp/base
    package_license: yes
    state: present

- name: Remove packages bos.sysmgt.nim.master
  installp:
    name: bos.sysmgt.nim.master
    state: absent

Status

Authors

  • Kairo Araujo (@kairoaraujo)

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