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I use ansible for install and setting aplication on linux server.

I can not copy empty folder on remote server.

For example.
I have a folder


that contains:



log is empty folder

I try copy use ansible:

 - name: Copy config test
   copy: src=/home/user/test/ dest=/tmp/test

After executing the script on remote server copied only file 123.conf
If into folder log create file then copied normal.

How copy empty folder use ansible?

Question Answer

  • The version of Ansible you’re using, 1.5, is 4 years old.
  • The more recent Ansible copies empty directories

Therefore the solution is: upgrade Ansible.

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