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machinectl – Systemd’s machinectl privilege escalation

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This become plugins allows your remote/login user to execute commands as another user via the machinectl utility.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
become_exe
-
Default:
"machinectl"
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_exe = machinectl

[machinectl_become_plugin]
executable = machinectl

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_EXE
env:ANSIBLE_MACHINECTL_EXE
var: ansible_become_exe
var: ansible_machinectl_exe
Machinectl executable
become_flags
-
Default:
""
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_flags =

[machinectl_become_plugin]
flags =

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_FLAGS
env:ANSIBLE_MACHINECTL_FLAGS
var: ansible_become_flags
var: ansible_machinectl_flags
Options to pass to machinectl
become_pass
-
ini entries:

[machinectl_become_plugin]
password = VALUE

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_PASS
env:ANSIBLE_MACHINECTL_PASS
var: ansible_become_password
var: ansible_become_pass
var: ansible_machinectl_pass
Password for machinectl
become_user
-
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_user = VALUE

[machinectl_become_plugin]
user = VALUE

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_USER
env:ANSIBLE_MACHINECTL_USER
var: ansible_become_user
var: ansible_machinectl_user
User you 'become' to execute the task

Status

Authors

  • ansible (@core)

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