community.general.pickle – Pickle formatted files.

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.pickle.

Synopsis

  • This cache uses Python’s pickle serialization format, in per host files, saved to the filesystem.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
_prefix
string
ini entries:

[defaults]
fact_caching_prefix = None

env:ANSIBLE_CACHE_PLUGIN_PREFIX
User defined prefix to use when creating the files
_timeout
string
Default:
86400
ini entries:

[defaults]
fact_caching_timeout = 86400

env:ANSIBLE_CACHE_PLUGIN_TIMEOUT
Expiration timeout in seconds for the cache plugin data. Set to 0 to never expire
_uri
string / required
ini entries:

[defaults]
fact_caching_connection = None

env:ANSIBLE_CACHE_PLUGIN_CONNECTION
Path in which the cache plugin will save the files

Authors

  • Brian Coca (@bcoca)