community.general.pkg5 – Manages packages with the Solaris 11 Image Packaging System

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.8.1).

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.pkg5.

Synopsis

  • IPS packages are the native packages in Solaris 11 and higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
accept_licenses
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Accept any licences.

aliases: accept, accept_licences
be_name
string
Creates a new boot environment with the given name.
name
list / elements=string / required
An FRMI of the package(s) to be installed/removed/updated.
Multiple packages may be specified, separated by ,.
refresh
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Refresh publishers before execution.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • latest
  • present ←
  • installed
  • removed
  • uninstalled
Whether to install (present, latest), or remove (absent) a package.

Examples

- name: Install Vim
  community.general.pkg5:
    name: editor/vim

- name: Install Vim without refreshing publishers
  community.general.pkg5:
    name: editor/vim
    refresh: no

- name: Remove finger daemon
  community.general.pkg5:
    name: service/network/finger
    state: absent

- name: Install several packages at once
  community.general.pkg5:
    name:
    - /file/gnu-findutils
    - /text/gnu-grep

Authors

  • Peter Oliver (@mavit)