community.windows.win_file_version – Get DLL or EXE file build version

Note

This plugin is part of the community.windows collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.windows.win_file_version.

Synopsis

  • Get DLL or EXE file build version.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
path
path / required
File to get version.
Always provide absolute path.

Notes

Note

  • This module will always return no change.

See Also

See also

ansible.windows.win_file

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_file module.

Examples

- name: Get acm instance version
  community.windows.win_file_version:
    path: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
  register: exe_file_version

- debug:
    msg: '{{ exe_file_version }}'

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
file_build_part
string
no error
build number of the file.

file_major_part
string
no error
the major part of the version number.

file_minor_part
string
no error
the minor part of the version number of the file.

file_private_part
string
no error
file private part number.

file_version
string
no error
File version number..

path
string
always
file path

product_version
string
no error
The version of the product this file is distributed with.



Authors

  • Sam Liu (@SamLiu79)