ansible.builtin.su become – Substitute User
This become plugin is part of
ansible-core and included in all Ansible
installations. In most cases, you can use the short
su even without specifying the
However, we recommend you use the FQCN for easy linking to the
plugin documentation and to avoid conflicting with other collections that may have
the same become plugin name.
New in Ansible 2.8
This become plugin allows your remote/login user to execute commands as another user via the su utility.
User you ‘become’ to execute the task
List of localized strings to match for prompt detection
If empty we’ll use the built in one
Do NOT add a colon (:) to your custom entries. Ansible adds a colon at the end of each prompt; if you add another one in your string, your prompt will fail with a “Timeout” error.