In one of my Ansible Playbooks I'm updating Let's Encrypt certificates. Because the Playbook is rather long, I want to make sure that Ansible is not spending cycles on a certificate which is not about to expire. Hence I wrote a small filter plugin, which receives the certificate path and the number of days the certificate must be still valid.
This plugin is used to filter out any "good" certificate which does not need to be updated.
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