ansible.posix.profile_tasks – adds time information to tasks

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.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]
#