ansible-doc [-M module_path] [-l] [-s] [module...]
ansible-doc displays information on modules installed in Ansible libraries. It displays a terse listing of modules and their short descriptions, provides a printout of their DOCUMENTATION strings, and it can create a short "snippet" which can be pasted into a playbook.
-M DIRECTORY, --module-path=DIRECTORY
- the DIRECTORY search path to load modules from. The default is /usr/share/ansible. This can also be set with the ANSIBLE_LIBRARY environment variable.
- Produce a snippet which can be copied into a playbook for modification, like a kind of task template.
- Produce a terse listing of modules and a short description of each.
ANSIBLE_LIBRARY --- Override the default ansible module library path
/usr/share/ansible/ --- Default module library
/etc/ansible/ansible.cfg --- Config file, used if present
~/.ansible.cfg --- User config file, overrides the default config if present
ansible-doc was originally written by Jan-Piet Mens. See the AUTHORS file for a complete list of contributors.
Copyright © 2012, Jan-Piet Mens
Ansible is released under the terms of the GPLv3 License.