community.general.ksu – Kerberos substitute user

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.ksu.

Synopsis

  • This become plugins allows your remote/login user to execute commands as another user via the ksu utility.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
become_exe
string
Default:
"ksu"
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_exe = ksu

[ksu_become_plugin]
executable = ksu

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_EXE
env:ANSIBLE_KSU_EXE
var: ansible_become_exe
var: ansible_ksu_exe
Su executable
become_flags
string
Default:
""
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_flags =

[ksu_become_plugin]
flags =

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_FLAGS
env:ANSIBLE_KSU_FLAGS
var: ansible_become_flags
var: ansible_ksu_flags
Options to pass to ksu
become_pass
string
ini entries:

[ksu_become_plugin]
password = None

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_PASS
env:ANSIBLE_KSU_PASS
var: ansible_ksu_pass
var: ansible_become_pass
var: ansible_become_password
ksu password
become_user
string / required
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_user = None

[ksu_become_plugin]
user = None

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_USER
env:ANSIBLE_KSU_USER
var: ansible_become_user
var: ansible_ksu_user
User you 'become' to execute the task
prompt_l10n
string
Default:
[]
ini entries:

[ksu_become_plugin]
localized_prompts = []

env:ANSIBLE_KSU_PROMPT_L10N
var: ansible_ksu_prompt_l10n
List of localized strings to match for prompt detection
If empty we'll use the built in one

Authors

  • ansible (@core)