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The simple answer is "yes" you can use Ansible for monitoring configuration, but you will have to do some extra work. As Vasily stated in their answer, Ansible does not have a built in triggering mechanism, so you need something to trigger the convergence of state. This can be done in several ways, the easiest being probably ansible-pull. As the ...


Ansible is not state manager like Terraform but just automation tool. I think the only way to keep state A configuration is run ansible in cron. I saw such use case with chef automation tool.

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