community.general.facter – Runs the discovery program facter on the remote system

Note

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: community.general.facter.

Synopsis

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • facter

  • ruby-json

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arguments
list / elements=string
Specifies arguments for facter.

Examples

# Example command-line invocation
# ansible www.example.net -m facter

- name: Execute facter no arguments
  community.general.facter:

- name: Execute facter with arguments
  community.general.facter:
    arguments:
        - -p
        - system_uptime
        - timezone
        - is_virtual

Authors

  • Ansible Core Team

  • Michael DeHaan