Ansible task to know if a path exists and if its a directory

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I want to write a playbook that tests whether a path exists and if its a directory. How do i write an Ansible playbook for the same?
Apr 2 in Ansible by Nisha

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Hi @Nisha, use the stat module provided by Ansible for this:

- stat:
    path: /path/to/something
  register: p
- debug:
    msg: "Path exists and is a directory"
  when: p.stat.isdir is defined and p.stat.isdir
answered Apr 2 by Alok

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