ansible.posix.json – Ansible screen output as JSON

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.posix collection (version 1.3.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install ansible.posix.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.posix.json.

Synopsis

  • This callback converts all events into JSON output to stdout

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.

  • Set as stdout in config

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
show_custom_stats
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
ini entries:

[defaults]
show_custom_stats = no

env:ANSIBLE_SHOW_CUSTOM_STATS
This adds the custom stats set via the set_stats plugin to the play recap

Notes

Note

  • When using a strategy such as free, host_pinned, or a custom strategy, host results will be added to new task results in .plays[].tasks[]. As such, there will exist duplicate task objects indicated by duplicate task IDs at .plays[].tasks[].task.id, each with an individual host result for the task.