How do I handle different machines needing different user accounts or ports to log in with?

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How do I handle different machines needing different user accounts or ports to log in with?

Jan 30 in Ansible by Naina
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Setting inventory variables in the inventory file is the easiest way.

For instance, suppose these hosts have different usernames and ports:

[webservers]
asdf.example.com  ansible_port=5000   ansible_user=alice
jkl.example.com   ansible_port=5001   ansible_user=bob

You can also dictate the connection type to be used, if you want:

[testcluster]
localhost           ansible_connection=local
/path/to/chroot1    ansible_connection=chroot
foo.example.com     ansible_connection=paramiko
answered Jan 30 by Ansi

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