Download Ansible Playbooks for Confluent Platform¶
This topic describes how to download Ansible Playbooks for Confluent Platform as the first step in the installation process.
Clone the Ansible Playbooks for Confluent Platform repo:
git clone https://github.com/confluentinc/cp-ansible
cp-ansibledirectory created with the above command must not have the world-writable permissions (777). Due to a security risk, Ansible will not load the configuration file,
ansible.cfgif the file is in the world-writable directory.
If you do not use
git clone, make sure the permissions setting on the
cp-ansiblesource code is 755.
Check out the branch:
git checkout 6.0.0-post
masterbranch in the Ansible GitHub repot is a development branch and not meant for production deployments. Use the specific version branch for production deployments, upgrades, or testing.
If you are not installing the latest release of Confluent Platform, check out the branch you want to install. For example, if you want to install Confluent Platform 5.5.0, check out the 5.5.0-post branch of the