community.general.log_plays – write playbook output to log file

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • This callback writes playbook output to a file per host in the /var/log/ansible/hosts directory

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.

  • Whitelist in configuration

  • A writeable /var/log/ansible/hosts directory by the user executing Ansible on the controller

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
log_folder
string
Default:
"/var/log/ansible/hosts"
ini entries:

[callback_log_plays]
log_folder = /var/log/ansible/hosts

env:ANSIBLE_LOG_FOLDER
The folder where log files will be created.

Authors

  • Unknown (!UNKNOWN)