Ansible SSH Pipelining & ControlMaster

Speed up your ansible ssh pipelining. Share a connection instead of reconnecting.

SSH config

Create ssh control path

mkdir ~/.ssh/sockets

~/.ssh/config

Host *
  Compression yes
  ControlMaster auto
  ControlPath ~/.ssh/sockets/%r@%h-%p
  ControlPersist 600

Ansible config

./ansible.cfg

[ssh_connection]
pipelining = True
ssh_args = -F /Users/tcrowe/.ssh/config

Swap out tcrowe for your user.


Good to go!

Combine with SSH over Tor

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