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How to create Ansible filters

Create Ansible filters to work with Apache Flume configuration.

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How to dynamically define Ansible SSH user

Create an additional Ansible role to dynamically set Ansible SSH user depending on the defined conditionals.

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How to combine group variables with specific names

I have already described how to combine group variables by parsing group configuration files,
so today I will describe how to combine group variables with specific names.

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How to combine group variables by parsing group configuration files

Group variables are overwritten, not merged, this is an expected behaviour, but can by circumvented by parsing group configuration files.

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How to display ansible configuration settings that have changed from the default

Display Ansible configuration settings that have changed from the default.

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How to store and visualize playbook events

Use JUnit callback plugin to store and Allure Framework to visualize ansible playbook events.

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How to access ansible facts regardless of the target limits

Access required ansible facts regardless of the target limits on a particular run.

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How to increase the number of connection attempts when using ansible

Increase the number of connection attempts when using ansible utility.

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How to temporarily stop auditd daemon

Disable auditd daemon during operating system image build process to prevent unnecessary log spikes.

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How to instruct Ansible to use specific version of Python

Instruct Ansible to use a specific version of Python interpreter on the remote host.