Print multiple env variables using ansible playbook

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How do I get multiple environment variables using ansible playbook?

I need home, shell and user in my output.

Thank you
Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Tom
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Hey @Tom, you can use the lookup plugin to print environment variables. To print multiple env variables, just modify your arguments a little, something like this:

- hosts: all
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Multiple environment​ variables in a single line ansible task
      debug:
        msg: "{{ lookup('env','USER','HOME','SHELL') }}"

output
------
"msg": "root,/Users/user,/bin/sh"
answered Jan 24, 2019 by Rick
This will it print the envs of local machine, not of the managed node.

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