ansible.builtin.service_facts – Return service state information as fact data
This module is part of
ansible-core and included in all Ansible
installations. In most cases, you can use the short module name
service_facts even without specifying the
However, we recommend you use the FQCN for easy linking to the module
documentation and to avoid conflicting with other collections that may have
the same module name.
New in version 2.5: of ansible.builtin
The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.
Any of the following supported init systems: systemd, sysv, upstart, AIX SRC
When accessing the
ansible_facts.servicesfacts collected by this module, it is recommended to not use “dot notation” because services can have a
-character in their name which would result in invalid “dot notation”, such as
ansible_facts.services.zuul-gateway. It is instead recommended to using the string value of the service name as the key in order to obtain the fact data value like
AIX SRC was added in version 2.11.
- name: Populate service facts ansible.builtin.service_facts: - name: Print service facts ansible.builtin.debug: var: ansible_facts.services
Facts returned by this module are added/updated in the
hostvars host facts and can be referenced by name just like any other host fact. They do not need to be registered in order to use them.