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fileglob – list files matching a pattern

New in version 1.4.

Synopsis

  • Matches all files in a single directory, non-recursively, that match a pattern. It calls Python’s “glob” library.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
_terms
- / required
path(s) of files to read

Notes

Note

  • Patterns are only supported on files, not directory/paths.
  • Matching is against local system files.

Examples

- name: display content of all .txt files in dir
  debug: msg={{lookup('fileglob', '/my/path/*.txt')}}

- name: Copy each file over that matches the given pattern
  copy:
    src: "{{ item }}"
    dest: "/etc/fooapp/"
    owner: "root"
    mode: 0600
  with_fileglob:
    - "/playbooks/files/fooapp/*"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
_list
-
list of files



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