Using Ansible Callback

Scenario: Set up Ansible callback to monitor running task on remote machine.
Ansible system: CentOS 7, Ansible 2.6
Remote machines:
Both have same root password
1. CentOS 7, ip address: 192.168.99.18
2. CentOS 6, ip address: 192.168.99.19

I set up callback plugins to see running ansible-playbook task on remote machine and it is fun and useful.
To set up callback, edit /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg and change the value to minimal.

# vi /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg

Testing
Create playbook to check memory usage free -m on 2 remote machines above.
# vi /etc/ansible/grepmemory.yml

Run ansible playbook above.
– Output using callback default.

– Output using callback minimal.


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