Ansible Modules

Ansible Modules

Ansible ships with a number of modules (called the 'module library') that can be executed directly on remote hosts or through Playbooks. Users can also write their own modules. These modules can control system resources, like services, packages, or files (anything really), or handle executing system commands.

Types of Modules in Ansible:

Cloud modules

Clustering modules

Commands modules

Crypto modules

Database modules

Files modules

Identity modules

Inventory modules

Messaging modules

Monitoring modules

Net Tools modules

Network modules

Notification modules

Packaging modules

Remote Management modules

Source Control modules

Storage modules

System modules

Utility modules

Web Infrastructure modules

Windows modules

These are 21 modules available in Ansible.

Cloud Modules:

Cloud Support with Ansible. Ansible's library of cloud support modules makes it easy to provision instances, networks, and complete cloud infrastructure wherever you need. ... Ansible ensures your cloud deployments work seamlessly across public, private, or hybrid cloud as easily as you can build a single system.

Cloud Modules of Ansible supports cloud platforms as follows:

1. Alicloud

2. Amazon

3. Atomic

4. Azure

5. Centurylink

6. Cloudscale

7. Cloudstack

8. Digital_Ocean

9. Dimensiondata

10. Docker

11. Google

12. Hcloud

13. Heroku

14. Huawei

15. Kubevirt

16. Linode

17. Lxc

18. Lxd

19. Memset

20. Misc

21. Oneandone

22. Online

23. Opennebula

24. Openstack

25. Oracle

26. Ovh

27. Ovirt

28. Packet

29. Podman

30. Profitbricks

31. Pubnub

32. Rackspace

33. Scaleway

34. Smartos

35. Softlayer

36. Spotnist

37. Univention

38. Vmware

39. Vultr

40. Webfaction

41. Xenserver 

Relevant Blogs:

Ansible conditions 

Ansible connect Linux node 

Ansible loops 

Chef Vsphere Provisioning

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