community.general.cgroup_memory_recap callback – Profiles maximum memory usage of tasks and full execution using cgroups
This callback plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 5.6.0).
You might already have this collection installed if you are using the
It is not included in
To check whether it is installed, run
ansible-galaxy collection list.
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
Path to cgroups
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