ansible.windows.win_owner – Set owner

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.windows collection (version 1.9.0).

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.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.windows.win_owner.

Synopsis

  • Set owner of files or directories.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
path
path / required
Path to be used for changing owner.
recurse
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Indicates if the owner should be changed recursively.
user
string / required
Name to be used for changing owner.

See Also

See also

ansible.windows.win_acl

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_acl module.

ansible.windows.win_file

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_file module.

ansible.windows.win_stat

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_stat module.

Examples

- name: Change owner of path
  ansible.windows.win_owner:
    path: C:\apache
    user: apache
    recurse: yes

- name: Set the owner of root directory
  ansible.windows.win_owner:
    path: C:\apache
    user: SYSTEM
    recurse: no

Authors

  • Hans-Joachim Kliemeck (@h0nIg)