• ansible,  DevOps

    use ansible module copy instead of template for small files

    In order to adapt files and their content on target servers I am used to using ansible copy module. owever, if you only have a small file with just one or a few lines, you can do so without creating a jinja2 template. Here is the little cheat: Just use ansible’s copy module. – copy:   content: “env: {{ my_environment_var }}”   dest: /app/env.cfg That’s it. This creates a file with variable content, without need to create a template.