community.general.cgroup_memory_recap – Profiles maximum memory usage of tasks and full execution using cgroups¶
This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 2.2.0).
To install it use:
ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
This is an ansible callback plugin that profiles maximum memory usage of ansible and individual tasks, and displays a recap at the end using cgroups
The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.
whitelist in configuration
Requires ansible to be run from within a cgroup, such as with
cgexec -g memory:ansible_profile ansible-playbook ...
This cgroup should only be used by ansible to get accurate results
To create the cgroup, first use a command such as
sudo cgcreate -a ec2-user:ec2-user -t ec2-user:ec2-user -g memory:ansible_profile