Thanks Jason.  I also found that this works too:
when: not(ansible_hostname | lower | search ("sql-db"))

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 1:25:37 PM UTC-7, Jason Gilfoil wrote:
> Not sure about your second question, but as for your first, this should 
> work.
> when: ansible_hostname | lower | search ("sql-db") == False
> No idea where I found it originally, i just dug through my own scripts for 
> an example.
> On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2:01:05 PM UTC-5, John Harmon wrote:
>> I need to take this and do the opposite:
>> when: ansible_hostname | lower | search ("sql-db")
>> ie: when: not(ansible_hostname | lower | search ("ebs-db"))
>> Is there a good place to find out what I can/can't do for this kind of 
>> stuff (maybe even just a cheat sheet)?  I don't know anything about jinja 
>> and don't know the best place to start.  Also, how would you change the 
>> above to exclude "sql-db" when in the ansible_hostname fact?

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