Ansible: read remote file


I generate files with ansible on remote host and after this generation, I would like to read theses files in another task.

I don’t find any module to read remote file with ansible (lookup seems only on local host).

Do you know a module like this ?

Here is my use case:

I generate ssh keys and I add it to github. These keys are setting by an object in var files so I loop like this to generate it:

It works very fine but how read these keys to send it to github via the API ?


Note that when this question was asked, the following solution was acceptable. Later versions of Ansible may provide a better solution to solve this problem.

As you said, all lookups are on localhost. But all of them can be done on remote by using shell and register. Can you tell what exactly you are trying to do? just an example.

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