containers.podman.podman – Interact with an existing podman container

Note

This plugin is part of the containers.podman collection (version 1.8.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install containers.podman.

To use it in a playbook, specify: containers.podman.podman.

Synopsis

  • Run commands or put/fetch files to an existing container using podman tool.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
podman_executable
string
Default:
"podman"
env:ANSIBLE_PODMAN_EXECUTABLE
var: ansible_podman_executable
Executable for podman command.
podman_extra_args
string
Default:
""
ini entries:

[defaults]
podman_extra_args =

env:ANSIBLE_PODMAN_EXTRA_ARGS
var: ansible_podman_extra_args
Extra arguments to pass to the podman command line.
remote_addr
string
Default:
"inventory_hostname"
var: ansible_host
The ID of the container you want to access.
remote_user
string
ini entries:

[defaults]
remote_user = None

env:ANSIBLE_REMOTE_USER
var: ansible_user
User specified via name or UID which is used to execute commands inside the container. If you specify the user via UID, you must set ANSIBLE_REMOTE_TMP to a path that exits inside the container and is writable by Ansible.

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