community.general.lxc connection – Run tasks in lxc containers via lxc python library

Note

This connection plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 9.1.0).

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.lxc.

Synopsis

  • Run commands or put/fetch files to an existing lxc container using lxc python library

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

executable

string

Shell executable

Default: "/bin/sh"

Configuration:

  • Variable: ansible_executable

  • Variable: ansible_lxc_executable

remote_addr

string

Container identifier

Default: "inventory_hostname"

Configuration:

  • Variable: inventory_hostname

  • Variable: ansible_host

  • Variable: ansible_lxc_host

Authors

  • Joerg Thalheim

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.