Ansible for FreeBSD - use cases?

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Sat Oct 5 14:43:16 UTC 2019

> On Oct 5, 2019, at 9:15 AM, Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> Is anyone using ansible on FreeBSD for anything useful in production? 
> I understand the power of ansible is in its modules. If there is no
> module for your task, you are in a fix.
> I've experimented with the pkgng module, it does install packages :-)
> Most modules are meant for Linux however.
> What FreeBSD tasks do you automate with ansible, and with what modules?
> I use net/rdist6 to update some configs on remote hosts, so I don't
> think I'll benefit much from file copying modules of ansible.
> -- 
> Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
> 2:5005/49 at fidonet

Valeri Galtsev
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