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ec2_vpc_igw - Manage an AWS VPC Internet gateway

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Manage an AWS VPC Internet gateway

Options

parameter required default choices comments
aws_access_key
no
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
no
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
ec2_url
no
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
profile
(added in 1.6)
no
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
no
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
no
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
Create or terminate the IGW
tags
(added in 2.4)
no
A dict of tags to apply to the internet gateway. Any tags currently applied to the internet gateway and not present here will be removed.

aliases: resource_tags
validate_certs
(added in 1.5)
no yes
  • yes
  • no
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
vpc_id
yes
The VPC ID for the VPC in which to manage the Internet Gateway.

Examples

# Note: These examples do not set authentication details, see the AWS Guide for details.

# Ensure that the VPC has an Internet Gateway.
# The Internet Gateway ID is can be accessed via {{igw.gateway_id}} for use in setting up NATs etc.
ec2_vpc_igw:
  vpc_id: vpc-abcdefgh
  state: present
register: igw

Return Values

Common return values are documented here Return Values, the following are the fields unique to this module:

name description returned type sample
gateway_id
The unique identifier for the Internet Gateway.
I(state=present) str {'gateway_id': 'igw-XXXXXXXX'}
vpc_id
The VPC ID associated with the Internet Gateway.
I(state=present) str {'vpc_id': 'vpc-XXXXXXXX'}
changed
If any changes have been made to the Internet Gateway.
always bool {'changed': False}
tags
The tags associated the Internet Gateway.
I(state=present) dict {'tags': {'Ansible': 'Test'}}


Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See http://boto.readthedocs.org/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Status

This module is flagged as stableinterface which means that the maintainers for this module guarantee that no backward incompatible interface changes will be made.

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