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A tool for installing and managing Ansible roles, playbooks & modules.

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Provides the following utilities:

  • init Creates the Ansible recommended folder structure and initial core files for playbooks, roles and modules.
  • install Installs Ansible roles from Ansible Galaxy or located in any version control repository (git, mercurial and svn).
  • uninstall Remove dependencies from the playbook’s library
  • freeze Create list of installed dependencies for a playbook

see arm help for all availble commands.

Installation of Ansible Role Manager (ARM)

Standard installation:

>> pip install ansible-role-manager

or installation for development:

>> pip install -e git+

or manual installation:

>> git clone
>> python install

Get Started

Create a well-structured playbooks (directory structure, initial files):

>> arm init -p MyNewPlaybook

Install a role from Ansible Galaxy:

>> arm install github_owner.github_repo

Install a role from an arbitrary git repository and name it locally as myrolename:

>> arm install git+ssh://

or install with changing the locally installed name to myrolename:

>> arm install git+ssh://


  • mercurial
  • git
  • python
    • ansible
    • requests
    • gitpython (0.3.2.RC1)
    • colorama
    • hgapi

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