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Outputs a dynamic inventory of Docker containers for Ansible.

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Docker Dynamic Inventory Documentation Status

Generates a dynamic inventory of Docker containers for Ansible.


  • Able to filter out a single host by name.
  • Optionally includes Docker metadata in Ansible’s hostvars.
  • Optionally pretty-prints output for readability.
  • Operates on the local Docker instance by default but can work with a remote host as well.
  • Can be used as a Python module (if you really want to)


Usage: docker-dynamic-inventory [OPTIONS]

Dynamic inventories of Docker containers, served up fresh just for

  --host TEXT                 Only match containers with this name.
  --metadata / --no-metadata  Include container metadata.
  --pretty / --ugly           Pretty print JSON for output.
  --docker_tls TEXT           Use TLS for Docker connections.
  --docker_host TEXT          Docker host to connect to.
  --help                      Show this message and exit.


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0.1.0 (2018-02-23)

  • First release on PyPI.

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