- Reference: Stackoverflow
set_fact module only sets facts available during a run. For persistent facts, you’ll need to either:
- define them in one of the following:
- Assign them to hosts using your language of choice via Ansible’s Dynamic Inventory:
The latter is what I usually choose to do, as it is quite simple to set up, and the facts are always available on all hosts, even if you are doing something like:
- getting all the facts for all the hosts while connected to a nagios host in order to generate its configuration files.
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