Make it Reusable with Ansible Roles

As time goes on, your playbooks will grow to an unwieldy size, and you will need to refactor the code into separate logical groupings. At the same time, you’ll likely create additional Ansible repositories. Ansible roles are the solution.

Ansible roles simplify writing complex playbooks by breaking them into multiple files and providing a framework for developing a fully independent collection of variables, tasks, files, templates, and modules. The result is a reusable code base that can be shared among playbooks and repositories.

The directory structure will look like the one below:

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