community.general.pmrun – Privilege Manager run

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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.pmrun.

Synopsis

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

Parameters

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

[privilege_escalation]
become_exe = pmrun

[pmrun_become_plugin]
executable = pmrun

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_EXE
env:ANSIBLE_PMRUN_EXE
var: ansible_become_exe
var: ansible_pmrun_exe
Sudo executable
become_flags
string
Default:
""
ini entries:

[privilege_escalation]
become_flags =

[pmrun_become_plugin]
flags =

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_FLAGS
env:ANSIBLE_PMRUN_FLAGS
var: ansible_become_flags
var: ansible_pmrun_flags
Options to pass to pmrun
become_pass
string
ini entries:

[pmrun_become_plugin]
password = None

env:ANSIBLE_BECOME_PASS
env:ANSIBLE_PMRUN_PASS
var: ansible_become_password
var: ansible_become_pass
var: ansible_pmrun_pass
pmrun password

Notes

Note

  • This plugin ignores the become_user supplied and uses pmrun’s own configuration to select the user.

Authors

  • Ansible Core Team