community.general.say callback – notify using software speech synthesizer
This callback plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 7.4.0).
You might already have this collection installed if you are using the
It is not included in
To check whether it is installed, run
ansible-galaxy collection list.
To install it, use:
ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.
You need further requirements to be able to use this callback plugin,
see Requirements for details.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
This plugin is a notification callback. It sends information for a playbook run to other applications, services, or systems. See Callback plugins for more information on callback plugins.
This plugin will use the
espeakprogram to “speak” about play events.
The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.
whitelisting in configuration
/usr/bin/saycommand line program (standard on macOS) or
espeakcommand line program
In Ansible 2.8, this callback has been renamed from