ansible-config man page

ansible-config — View, edit, and manage ansible configuration.

Synopsis

ansible-config [view|dump|list] [--help] [options] [ansible.cfg]

Description

Config command line class

Common Options

--version

show program's version number and exit

-c 'CONFIG_FILE', --config 'CONFIG_FILE'

path to configuration file, defaults to first file found in precedence.

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-v, --verbose

verbose mode (-vvv for more, -vvvv to enable connection debugging)

Actions

list

list all current configs reading lib/constants.py and shows env and config file setting names

dump

Shows the current settings, merges ansible.cfg if specified

--only-changed

Only show configurations that have changed from the default

view

Displays the current config file

Environment

The following environment variables may be specified.

ANSIBLE_CONFIG -- Specify override location for the ansible config file

Many more are available for most options in ansible.cfg

For a full list check https://docs.ansible.com/. or use the ansible-config command.

Files

/etc/ansible/ansible.cfg -- Config file, used if present

~/.ansible.cfg -- User config file, overrides the default config if present

./ansible.cfg -- Local config file (in current working direcotry) assumed to be 'project specific' and overrides the rest if present.

As mentioned above, the ANSIBLE_CONFIG environment variable will override all others.

Author

Ansible was originally written by Michael DeHaan.

See Also

ansible (1), ansible-console (1), ansible-doc (1), ansible-galaxy (1), ansible-inventory (1), ansible-playbook (1), ansible-pull (1), ansible-vault (1)

Extensive documentation is available in the documentation site: <https://docs.ansible.com>. IRC and mailing list info can be found in file CONTRIBUTING.md, available in: <https://github.com/ansible/ansible>

Info

Ansible 2.7.5 System administration commands