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packet_sshkey - Create/delete an SSH key in Packet host.

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

Requirements (on host that executes module)

  • python >= 2.6
  • packet-python

Options

parameter required default choices comments
auth_token
no
Packet api token. You can also supply it in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.
fingerprint
no
Fingerprint of the key which you want to remove.
id
no
UUID of the key which you want to remove.
key
no
Public Key string ({type} {base64 encoded key} {description}).
key_file
no
File with the public key.
label
no
Label for the key. If you keep it empty, it will be read from key string.
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the target.

Examples

# All the examples assume that you have your Packet API token in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.
# You can also pass the api token in module param auth_token.

- name: create sshkey from string
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      key: "{{ lookup('file', 'my_packet_sshkey.pub') }}"

- name: create sshkey from file
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      label: key from file
      key_file: ~/ff.pub

- name: remove sshkey by id
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      state: absent
      id: eef49903-7a09-4ca1-af67-4087c29ab5b6

Return Values

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

name description returned type sample
changed
True if a sshkey was created or removed.
always bool True
sshkeys
Information about sshkeys that were createe/removed.
always list [{'fingerprint': '5c:93:74:7c:ed:07:17:62:28:75:79:23:d6:08:93:46', 'id': '41d61bd8-3342-428b-a09c-e67bdd18a9b7', 'key': 'ssh-dss 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 [email protected]', 'label': 'mynewkey33'}]


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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