New in version 1.3.
Encryption scheme to be used. As well as the four choices listed here, you can also use any other hash supported by passlib, such as md5_crypt and sha256_crypt, which are linux passwd hashes. If you do so the password file will not be compatible with Apache or Nginx
User name to add or remove
Password associated with user.
Must be specified if user does not exist yet.
Path to the file that contains the usernames and passwords
aliases: dest, destfile
Whether the user entry should be present or not
# Add a user to a password file and ensure permissions are set - htpasswd: path: /etc/nginx/passwdfile name: janedoe password: '9s36?;fyNp' owner: root group: www-data mode: 0640 # Remove a user from a password file - htpasswd: path: /etc/apache2/passwdfile name: foobar state: absent # Add a user to a password file suitable for use by libpam-pwdfile - htpasswd: path: /etc/mail/passwords name: alex password: oedu2eGh crypt_scheme: md5_crypt
This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.