How to run a playbook from a specific task in Ansible

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Hi Guys,

I have created a playbook. This playbook contains lots of tasks. I want to run the playbook from a specific task. How can I do that?

Sep 15, 2020 in Ansible by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

The --start-at-task option allows you to start the execution of a playbook from a specific task. It takes an argument about the name of the task at which to start. You can see the below command.

$ ansible-playbook play.yml --start-at-task="Task Name"
answered Sep 15, 2020 by MD
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