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Sep 19, 2019 in Ansible

Q: Ansible get_url

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Oct 11, 2019
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get_url - Downloads files from HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP to node

Description

Downloads files from HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP to the remote server. The remote server must have direct access to the remote resource.

Options

dest

absolute path of where to download the file to.If dest is a directory, the basename of the file on the remote server will be used. If a directory, thirsty=yes must also be set.(required)

others

all arguments accepted by the file module also work here

thirsty

if yes, will download the file every time and replace the file if the contents change. If no, the file will only be downloaded if the destination does not exist. Generally should be yes only for small local files. prior to 0.6, acts if yes by default. Choices: yes,no. (default: no)(Added in Ansible version 0.7.)

url

HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP URL in the form (http|https|ftp)://[user[:pass]]@host.domain[:port]/path(required)."

Notes

This module doesn't yet support configuration for proxies.

Examples

Example from Ansible Playbooks

get_url: url=http://example.com/path/file.conf dest=/etc/foo.conf mode=0440
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