community.general.alternatives – Manages alternative programs for common commands¶
This plugin is part of the community.general collection.
To install it use:
ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
Manages symbolic links using the ‘update-alternatives’ tool.
Useful when multiple programs are installed but provide similar functionality (e.g. different editors).
The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.
- name: Correct java version selected community.general.alternatives: name: java path: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java - name: Alternatives link created community.general.alternatives: name: hadoop-conf link: /etc/hadoop/conf path: /etc/hadoop/conf.ansible - name: Make java 32 bit an alternative with low priority community.general.alternatives: name: java path: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386/jre/bin/java priority: -10