community.general.sesu become – CA Privileged Access Manager

Note

This become plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 5.6.0).

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.sesu.

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

become_exe

string

sesu executable

Default: “sesu”

Configuration:

  • INI entries:

    [privilege_escalation]
    become_exe = sesu
    
    [sesu_become_plugin]
    executable = sesu
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_BECOME_EXE

  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_SESU_EXE

  • Variable: ansible_become_exe

  • Variable: ansible_sesu_exe

become_flags

string

Options to pass to sesu

Default: “-H -S -n”

Configuration:

  • INI entries:

    [privilege_escalation]
    become_flags = -H -S -n
    
    [sesu_become_plugin]
    flags = -H -S -n
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_BECOME_FLAGS

  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_SESU_FLAGS

  • Variable: ansible_become_flags

  • Variable: ansible_sesu_flags

become_pass

string

Password to pass to sesu

Configuration:

  • INI entry:

    [sesu_become_plugin]
    password = None
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_BECOME_PASS

  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_SESU_PASS

  • Variable: ansible_become_password

  • Variable: ansible_become_pass

  • Variable: ansible_sesu_pass

become_user

string

User you ‘become’ to execute the task

Default: “”

Configuration:

  • INI entries:

    [privilege_escalation]
    become_user =
    
    [sesu_become_plugin]
    user =
    
  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_BECOME_USER

  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_SESU_USER

  • Variable: ansible_become_user

  • Variable: ansible_sesu_user

Authors

  • ansible (@nekonyuu)

Hint

Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.