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i need to check more than 100 servers for the snapd package, but I don't like the output at all. I searched all day for different options without luck. Attached is the output of ansible-playbook. Any hints guys? enter image description here


  • hosts: centos become: true tasks:

    • name: Check Hostname command: /usr/bin/hostname

    • name: Check for package if is installed yum: list: snapd register: result

For checking the package version I tried with the following playbook but Ansible doesn't like the syntax:


  • hosts: test2 become: true tasks:

    • name: Check Hostname command: /usr/bin/hostname

    • name: Check for package if is installed yum: list: snapd register: package_name_version

    • name: set package version set_fact: package_name_version: "{{ package_name_version.results|selectattr('yumstate','equalto','installed')|map(attribute='version')|list|first }}"

Thanks, Juls

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    I simple way would be to do ansible -i <inventory> <target group, lets' say some CentOS systems> -m shell -a "rpm -qa | grep <package name>"; that would display a list consisting of server name and package version. – 13dimitar Feb 19 at 11:28
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    @13dimitar you should put that ad-hoc play into an answer :-) – simbo1905 Feb 19 at 17:49
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A simple way would be to do:

ansible -i <inventory> <target group, lets' say some CentOS systems> -m shell -a "rpm -qa | grep <package name>"

That would display a list consisting of server name and package version.

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