ansible anyone?

asked 2017-07-30 00:02:23 +0200

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updated 2017-07-30 00:31:43 +0200

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After this silly 2.1.1.23->24 crash and recover I wonder if it would be possible to manage all my Sailfish devices via ansible. Technically they have all the things you need as an ansible client:

  • ssh
  • python
  • a method to su (devel-su)
  • a package managing system (pkcon/ssu)

but for the last: does anyone created a become-method for devel-su (same with pkcon). Otherwise: what about using sudo? sudo vs. devel-su?

I am thinking about methods/roles to:

  • backup and recover configs
  • create vpn configs
  • create wifi settings (here eap-tls)
  • modify connman settings (own status urls)
  • creating special links (like ~/sdcard, symbolic configuration links into - syncthing - directories)
  • syncthing
  • upgrade via ssu/version
  • manage installed packages
  • whatever
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it sounds interesting. especially if cookbooks become public... ;)

zlutor ( 2017-07-30 13:30:33 +0200 )edit

yeah - some playbook/role-set on github so that everyone can build the own setup. Start up, devel mode, usb connection and start up a master playbook...

cy8aer ( 2017-07-30 13:43:06 +0200 )edit

I now have a role to get all my openvpn stuff to the phone. Unfortunately I am stuck with the su stuff. Otherwise I would be able to do the connman configuration with ansible too. Dream: Just start the playbook and the tunnel is ready for use.

cy8aer ( 2017-07-31 12:35:50 +0200 )edit