[CentOS] Possibly [OT] ansible vmware inventory plugin

Thu Nov 9 12:01:40 UTC 2017
Mark Haney <mark.haney at neonova.net>

Yeah, it's the Extras repo Ansible package.  So, my next (probably stupid)
question, is there a way to get the vmware_inventory plugin setup on my


On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 6:18 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:

> On 11/08/2017 12:37 PM, Mark Haney wrote:
> > This might be OT, but it is CentOS related.  I've been running Ansible
> > on C7 for a handful of months now, and updated to 2.4 as soon as it was
> > available. I've been building inventories by hand in that time (mostly
> > due to the fact we had no actual documentation on the managed external
> > customer servers). However, as we have a multiple VMware clusters,
> > thought it might be time to tinker with dynamic inventories.  The
> > problem is that the vmware_inventory.py script didn't come with 2.4 in
> > CentOS 7, even though it's in the stable branch.  I'm curious, is this a
> > deliberate omission on the CentOS maintainers part?  I couldn't find a
> > package that included it.
> >
> > Am I missing something obvious?
> >
> If you are talking about this Ansible:
> https://git.centos.org/summary/rpms!ansible
> Then that is as provided by Red Hat for RHEL-7 Extras.  We (I) don't
> make any changes to the source code, it is built source code as released
> for RHEL.
> As to why the do things or do not do things, I have no idea.
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