Plugin Index

These are the plugins in the community.general collection

Become Plugins

  • doas – Do As user

  • dzdo – Centrify’s Direct Authorize

  • ksu – Kerberos substitute user

  • machinectl – Systemd’s machinectl privilege escalation

  • pbrun – PowerBroker run

  • pfexec – profile based execution

  • pmrun – Privilege Manager run

  • sesu – CA Privileged Access Manager

Cache Plugins

  • memcached – Use memcached DB for cache

  • pickle – Pickle formatted files.

  • redis – Use Redis DB for cache

  • yaml – YAML formatted files.

Callback Plugins

  • actionable – shows only items that need attention

  • cgroup_memory_recap – Profiles maximum memory usage of tasks and full execution using cgroups

  • context_demo – demo callback that adds play/task context

  • counter_enabled – adds counters to the output items (tasks and hosts/task)

  • dense – minimal stdout output

  • diy – Customize the output

  • full_skip – suppresses tasks if all hosts skipped

  • hipchat – post task events to hipchat

  • jabber – post task events to a jabber server

  • log_plays – write playbook output to log file

  • logdna – Sends playbook logs to LogDNA

  • logentries – Sends events to Logentries

  • logstash – Sends events to Logstash

  • mail – Sends failure events via email

  • nrdp – post task result to a nagios server through nrdp

  • null – Don’t display stuff to screen

  • osx_say – notify using software speech synthesizer

  • say – notify using software speech synthesizer

  • selective – only print certain tasks

  • slack – Sends play events to a Slack channel

  • splunk – Sends task result events to Splunk HTTP Event Collector

  • stderr – Splits output, sending failed tasks to stderr

  • sumologic – Sends task result events to Sumologic

  • syslog_json – sends JSON events to syslog

  • unixy – condensed Ansible output

  • yaml – yaml-ized Ansible screen output

Connection Plugins

  • chroot – Interact with local chroot

  • docker – Run tasks in docker containers

  • funcd – Use funcd to connect to target

  • iocage – Run tasks in iocage jails

  • jail – Run tasks in jails

  • lxc – Run tasks in lxc containers via lxc python library

  • lxd – Run tasks in lxc containers via lxc CLI

  • oc – Execute tasks in pods running on OpenShift.

  • qubes – Interact with an existing QubesOS AppVM

  • saltstack – Allow ansible to piggyback on salt minions

  • zone – Run tasks in a zone instance

Inventory Plugins

  • cobbler – Cobbler inventory source

  • docker_machine – Docker Machine inventory source

  • docker_swarm – Ansible dynamic inventory plugin for Docker swarm nodes.

  • gitlab_runners – Ansible dynamic inventory plugin for GitLab runners.

  • kubevirt – KubeVirt inventory source

  • linode – Ansible dynamic inventory plugin for Linode.

  • nmap – Uses nmap to find hosts to target

  • online – Online inventory source

  • proxmox – Proxmox inventory source

  • scaleway – Scaleway inventory source

  • stackpath_compute – StackPath Edge Computing inventory source

  • virtualbox – virtualbox inventory source

Lookup Plugins

  • cartesian – returns the cartesian product of lists

  • chef_databag – fetches data from a Chef Databag

  • consul_kv – Fetch metadata from a Consul key value store.

  • credstash – retrieve secrets from Credstash on AWS

  • cyberarkpassword – get secrets from CyberArk AIM

  • dig – query DNS using the dnspython library

  • dnstxt – query a domain(s)’s DNS txt fields

  • dsv – Get secrets from Thycotic DevOps Secrets Vault

  • etcd – get info from an etcd server

  • etcd3 – Get key values from etcd3 server

  • filetree – recursively match all files in a directory tree

  • flattened – return single list completely flattened

  • gcp_storage_file – Return GC Storage content

  • hashi_vault – Retrieve secrets from HashiCorp’s vault

  • hiera – get info from hiera data

  • keyring – grab secrets from the OS keyring

  • lastpass – fetch data from lastpass

  • lmdb_kv – fetch data from LMDB

  • manifold – get credentials from Manifold.co

  • nios – Query Infoblox NIOS objects

  • nios_next_ip – Return the next available IP address for a network

  • nios_next_network – Return the next available network range for a network-container

  • onepassword – fetch field values from 1Password

  • onepassword_raw – fetch an entire item from 1Password

  • passwordstore – manage passwords with passwordstore.org’s pass utility

  • redis – fetch data from Redis

  • shelvefile – read keys from Python shelve file

  • tss – Get secrets from Thycotic Secret Server

Module Plugins

See also

List of collections with docs hosted here.