In Ansible, is it possible to define a set of tasks in one files and then run selected tasks from other playbooks? The documentation describes how to include and reuse the task list, is there a way to run only selected tasks and not the full list?
You can do so by either using roles: http://www.ansibleworks.com/docs/playbooks_roles.html
or by tagging individual tasks you want to be able to turn off: http://www.ansibleworks.com/docs/playbooks_tags.html
You can even combine the two, as described on the tags page:
You may also apply tags to roles: