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Display information on modules installed in Ansible libraries. Display a terse listing of plugins and their short descriptions. More information: https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/cli/ansible-doc.html.

  • List available action plugins (modules):

ansible-doc --list

  • List available plugins of a specific type:

ansible-doc --type {{plugin_type}} --list

  • Show information about a specific action plugin (module):

ansible-doc {{plugin_name}}

  • Show information about a plugin with a specific type:

ansible-doc --type {{plugin_type}} {{plugin_name}}

  • Show the playbook snippet for action plugin (modules):

ansible-doc --snippet {{plugin_name}}

  • Show information about an action plugin (module) as JSON:

ansible-doc --json {{plugin_name}}