Friday, January 11, 2019

Ansible Playbook to install Java 8 on Ubuntu - How to install Java 8 using Ansible Playbook



Find below Ansible playbook to install Java 8 on Ubuntu

Step 1: Create the playbook first with name. for e.g, installJava.xml

---
- hosts: Java_Group

  tasks:
  - name: Update APT package manager repositories cache
    become: true
    apt:
      update_cache: yes

  - name: Install OpenJDK Java
    become: yes
    apt:
      name: "{{ item }}"
      state: present
    with_items:
     openjdk-8-jdk

2. sudo vi /etc/ansible/hosts

make sure you add below entry with target node IP changed (in red color).

[Java_Group] 
xx.xx.xx.xx ansible_ssh_user=ubuntu ansible_ssh_private_key_file=~/.ssh/id_rsa  ansible_python_interpreter=/usr/bin/python3

3. sudo ansible-playbook installJava.xml

now after successfully executing, enter below command in target node to make sure Java is installed:
java -version

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