ansible.posix.profile_tasks – adds time information to tasks

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.posix collection.

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

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

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • whitelisting in configuration - see examples section below for details.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
output_limit
string
Default:
20
ini entries:

[callback_profile_tasks]
task_output_limit = 20

env:PROFILE_TASKS_TASK_OUTPUT_LIMIT
Number of tasks to display in the summary
sort_order
string
    Choices:
  • descending ←
  • ascending
  • none
ini entries:

[callback_profile_tasks]
sort_order = descending

env:PROFILE_TASKS_SORT_ORDER
Adjust the sorting output of summary tasks

Examples

example: >
  To enable, add this to your ansible.cfg file in the defaults block
    [defaults]
    callback_whitelist = ansible.posix.profile_tasks
sample output: >
#
#    TASK: [ensure messaging security group exists] ********************************
#    Thursday 11 June 2017  22:50:53 +0100 (0:00:00.721)       0:00:05.322 *********
#    ok: [localhost]
#
#    TASK: [ensure db security group exists] ***************************************
#    Thursday 11 June 2017  22:50:54 +0100 (0:00:00.558)       0:00:05.880 *********
#    changed: [localhost]
#