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sudo – Substitute User DO

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

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

Parameters

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

[privilege_escalation]
become_exe = sudo

[sudo_become_plugin]
executable = sudo

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_EXE
env:ANSIBLE_SUDO_EXE
var: ansible_become_exe
var: ansible_sudo_exe
Sudo executable
become_flags
-
Default:
"-H -S -n"
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_flags = -H -S -n

[sudo_become_plugin]
flags = -H -S -n

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_FLAGS
env:ANSIBLE_SUDO_FLAGS
var: ansible_become_flags
var: ansible_sudo_flags
Options to pass to sudo
become_pass
-
ini entries:

[sudo_become_plugin]
password = VALUE

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_PASS
env:ANSIBLE_SUDO_PASS
var: ansible_become_password
var: ansible_become_pass
var: ansible_sudo_pass
Password to pass to sudo
become_user
-
Default:
"root"
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_user = root

[sudo_become_plugin]
user = root

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_USER
env:ANSIBLE_SUDO_USER
var: ansible_become_user
var: ansible_sudo_user
User you 'become' to execute the task

Status

Authors

  • ansible (@core)

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