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exo_dns_record - Manages DNS records on Exoscale DNS.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and delete records.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
API key of the Exoscale DNS API.
Since 2.4, the ENV variable CLOUDSTACK_KEY is used as default, when defined.
api_region Default:
cloudstack
Name of the ini section in the cloustack.ini file.
Since 2.4, the ENV variable CLOUDSTACK_REGION is used as default, when defined.
api_secret
Secret key of the Exoscale DNS API.
Since 2.4, the ENV variable CLOUDSTACK_SECRET is used as default, when defined.
api_timeout Default:
10
HTTP timeout to Exoscale DNS API.
Since 2.4, the ENV variable CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT is used as default, when defined.
content
Content of the record.
Required if state=present or multiple=yes.

aliases: value, address
domain
required
Domain the record is related to.
multiple
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether there are more than one records with similar name and record_type.
Only allowed for a few record types, e.g. record_type=A, record_type=NS or record_type=MX.
content will not be updated, instead it is used as a key to find existing records.
name Default:
Name of the record.
prio
Priority of the record.

aliases: priority
record_type
    Choices:
  • A ←
  • ALIAS
  • CNAME
  • MX
  • SPF
  • URL
  • TXT
  • NS
  • SRV
  • NAPTR
  • PTR
  • AAAA
  • SSHFP
  • HINFO
  • POOL
Type of the record.

aliases: rtype, type
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the record.
ttl Default:
3600
TTL of the record in seconds.
validate_certs
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Validate SSL certs of the Exoscale DNS API.

Notes

Note

  • As Exoscale DNS uses the same API key and secret for all services, we reuse the config used for Exscale Compute based on CloudStack. The config is read from several locations, in the following order. The CLOUDSTACK_KEY, CLOUDSTACK_SECRET environment variables. A CLOUDSTACK_CONFIG environment variable pointing to an .ini file, A cloudstack.ini file in the current working directory. A .cloudstack.ini file in the users home directory. Optionally multiple credentials and endpoints can be specified using ini sections in cloudstack.ini. Use the argument api_region to select the section name, default section is cloudstack.
  • This module does not support multiple A records and will complain properly if you try.
  • More information Exoscale DNS can be found on https://community.exoscale.ch/documentation/dns/.
  • This module supports check mode and diff.

Examples

- name: Create or update an A record
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    name: web-vm-1
    domain: example.com
    content: 1.2.3.4

- name: Update an existing A record with a new IP
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    name: web-vm-1
    domain: example.com
    content: 1.2.3.5

- name: Create another A record with same name
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    name: web-vm-1
    domain: example.com
    content: 1.2.3.6
    multiple: yes

- name: Create or update a CNAME record
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    name: www
    domain: example.com
    record_type: CNAME
    content: web-vm-1

- name: Create another MX record
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    domain: example.com
    record_type: MX
    content: mx1.example.com
    prio: 10
    multiple: yes

- name: Delete one MX record out of multiple
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    domain: example.com
    record_type: MX
    content: mx1.example.com
    multiple: yes
    state: absent

- name: Remove a single A record
  local_action:
    module: exo_dns_record
    name: www
    domain: example.com
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
exo_dns_record
complex
success
API record results

  content
string
success
value of the record

Sample:
1.2.3.4
  created_at
string
success
When the record was created

Sample:
2016-08-12T15:24:23.989Z
  domain
string
success
Name of the domain

Sample:
example.com
  domain_id
int
success
ID of the domain

Sample:
254324
  id
int
success
ID of the record

Sample:
254324
  name
string
success
name of the record

Sample:
www
  parent_id
int
success
ID of the parent

  prio
int
success
Priority of the record

Sample:
10
  record_type
string
success
Priority of the record

Sample:
A
  system_record
bool
success
Whether the record is a system record or not

  ttl
int
success
Time to live of the record

Sample:
3600
  updated_at
string
success
When the record was updated

Sample:
2016-08-12T15:24:23.989Z


Status

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

Author

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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