Release announcement : Ansible Community Package 9.0.0a1 (Pre Release)

Hello everyone,

We’re happy to announce the Alpha release of Ansible 9.0.0a1!

This pre-release version contains the latest version of ansible-core
2.16b1 and includes a curated set of Ansible collections that provides a
vast number of modules and plugins.

ansible-core is a required dependency, not contained within the
ansible packages.

How to get it?

This release is available on PyPI and can be installed with pip:

$ python3 -m pip install ansible==9.0.0a1 --user

The source and the wheel for this release can be found here:

Release tarball:



Wheel package:



What’s the schedule for new Ansible releases after 9.0.0a1?

The next release roadmap can be found at

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On behalf of the Ansible community, thank you and happy automating!

Ansible Community Team


Thanks @anwesha and everyone else who helped with the release! Ansible 9.0.0a1 has been packaged in Fedora as well!