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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.facter.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • facter

  • ruby-json

Parameters

Parameter

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