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Short Description
Custom Ansible Image
Full Description


Run Ansible from this Docker container instead of installing Ansible on your machine. It uses Ansible from source and you can optionally choose the branch and version to execute.


  • If you deploy to localhost, you playbook must not override the localhost


docker run -it --rm \
  -v "/path/to/ansible-artifacts":/ansible \
  -v "$(echo $HOME)/.ssh/id_rsa":/root/.ssh/id_rsa \
  --env "LOCAL_USER=$(whoami)" \
  thomass/ansible bash

Now you can execute you mounted playbooks under /ansible.


You can configure you container by environment variables.

Variable Description
UPDATE_REPO Merge the latest commits to the Ansible repository
BRANCH The branch to use from the Ansible repository
VERSION The commit or tag to use from the Ansible repository
USE_THOMASS_REPO Instead of the official git repository use the one from


The whole repository is licenced under BSD. Please mention following: (thomass at

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