Building dynamic inventory with grouping on ansible using EC2 inventory plugin

Some background

My inventory setup

Current inventory setup

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ansible-galaxy collection install amazon.aws
  • run only eu-west-3
  • configure the credentials on the file (DO NOT DO THIS IF THIS FILE IS GONNA BE EXPOSED SOMEWHERE, use env variables instead)
  • group by tags
  • filter by env staging
  • Get ip, dns name, tag Name tag env and private IP
inventory listing with enable_plugins set only for ec2

Testing time

ansible-inventory -i inventory/your-env --graph
ansible -m ping -i inventory/your-env host

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Adrian Angel Sanz Melchor

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