community.general.chroot connection – Interact with local chroot

Note

This connection plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 5.0.2).

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 community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.chroot.

Synopsis

  • Run commands or put/fetch files to an existing chroot on the Ansible controller.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

chroot_exe

string

User specified chroot binary

Default: “chroot”

Configuration:

  • INI entry:

    [chroot_connection]
    exe = chroot
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_CHROOT_EXE

  • Variable: ansible_chroot_exe

executable

string

User specified executable shell

Default: “/bin/sh”

Configuration:

  • INI entry:

    [defaults]
    executable = /bin/sh
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_EXECUTABLE

  • Variable: ansible_executable

remote_addr

string

The path of the chroot you want to access.

Default: “inventory_hostname”

Configuration:

  • Variable: ansible_host

Authors

  • Maykel Moya

Hint

Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.