Synopsis

ansible-playbook [options] playbook.yml [playbook2 ...]
Command Description
--ask-vault-pass ask for vault password
--become-method <BECOME_METHOD> privilege escalation method to use (default=%default), use ansible-doc -t become -l to list valid choices.
--become-user <BECOME_USER> run operations as this user (default=root)
--flush-cache clear the fact cache for every host in inventory
--force-handlers run handlers even if a task fails
--list-hosts outputs a list of matching hosts; does not execute anything else
--list-tags list all available tags
--list-tasks list all tasks that would be executed
--private-key, --key-file use this file to authenticate the connection
--scp-extra-args <SCP_EXTRA_ARGS> specify extra arguments to pass to scp only (e.g. -l)
--sftp-extra-args <SFTP_EXTRA_ARGS> specify extra arguments to pass to sftp only (e.g. -f, -l)
--skip-tags only run plays and tasks whose tags do not match these values
--ssh-common-args <SSH_COMMON_ARGS> specify common arguments to pass to sftp/scp/ssh (e.g. ProxyCommand)
--ssh-extra-args <SSH_EXTRA_ARGS> specify extra arguments to pass to ssh only (e.g. -R)
--start-at-task <START_AT_TASK> start the playbook at the task matching this name
--step one-step-at-a-time: confirm each task before running
--syntax-check perform a syntax check on the playbook, but do not execute it
--vault-id the vault identity to use
--vault-password-file vault password file
--version show program’s version number, config file location, configured module search path, module location, executable location and exit
-C, --check don’t make any changes; instead, try to predict some of the changes that may occur
-D, --diff when changing (small) files and templates, show the differences in those files; works great with –check
-K, --ask-become-pass ask for privilege escalation password
-M, --module-path prepend colon-separated path(s) to module library (default=~/.ansible/plugins/modules:/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules)
-T , --timeout override the connection timeout in seconds (default=10)
-b, --become run operations with become (does not imply password prompting)
-c , --connection connection type to use (default=smart)
-e, --extra-vars set additional variables as key=value or YAML/JSON, if filename prepend with @
-f , --forks specify number of parallel processes to use (default=5)
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-i, --inventory, --inventory-file specify inventory host path or comma separated host list. –inventory-file is deprecated
-k, --ask-pass ask for connection password
-l , --limit further limit selected hosts to an additional pattern
-t, --tags only run plays and tasks tagged with these values
-u <REMOTE_USER>, --user <REMOTE_USER> connect as this user (default=None)
-v, --verbose verbose mode (-vvv for more, -vvvv to enable connection debugging)