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Services

Service modules manage long-running operations. OS services for all Linux/Unix platforms are definitely a good fit for this category, but other service management systems (such as supervisord) could also be relevant for future module additions.

Service Module Index

Module
Description
​sd_service​
systemd-based service management for nearly all Linux distributions

sd_service

Manages services for operating systems that use systemd.
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tasks:
- !sd_service
service: redis
started: true
enabled: true
- !sd_service
service: nginx
started: false
enabled: false
- !sd_service
service: httpd
enabled: true
restart: true
"enabled", "started", and "restart" are all optional parameters.
The restart flag will be mostly used with handlers to restart services when configuration files change, this is described in the Play documentation.
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Parameter
Description
service
Required. The name of the service to manage
started
Boolean. Whether the service should be started or not. Omission implies this property is not managed.
enabled
Boolean. Whether the servcie should be enabled to start on boot or not. Omission implies this property is not managed
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