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ipa_dnsrecord - Manage FreeIPA DNS records

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Add, modify and delete an IPA DNS Record using IPA API.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
ipa_host Default:
"ipa.example.com"
IP or hostname of IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_HOST will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_HOST and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in version 2.5.
ipa_pass
required
Password of administrative user.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PASS will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_PASS and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in version 2.5.
ipa_port Default:
443
Port of FreeIPA / IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PORT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_PORT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in version 2.5.
ipa_prot
    Choices:
  • http
  • https ←
Protocol used by IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PROT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_PROT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in version 2.5.
ipa_user Default:
"admin"
Administrative account used on IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_USER will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_USER and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in version 2.5.
record_name
required
The DNS record name to manage.

aliases: name
record_type
    Choices:
  • A ←
  • AAAA
  • A6
  • CNAME
  • DNAME
  • PTR
  • TXT
The type of DNS record name.
Currently, 'A', 'AAAA', 'A6', 'CNAME', 'DNAME', 'PTR' and 'TXT' are supported.
'A6', 'CNAME', 'DNAME' and 'TXT' are added in version 2.5.
record_value
required
Manage DNS record name with this value.
In the case of 'A' or 'AAAA' record types, this will be the IP address.
In the case of 'A6' record type, this will be the A6 Record data.
In the case of 'CNAME' record type, this will be the hostname.
In the case of 'DNAME' record type, this will be the DNAME target.
In the case of 'PTR' record type, this will be the hostname.
In the case of 'TXT' record type, this will be a text.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State to ensure
validate_certs Default:
"yes"
This only applies if ipa_prot is https.
If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
zone_name
required
The DNS zone name to which DNS record needs to be managed.

Examples

# Ensure dns record is present
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com
    record_name: vm-001
    record_type: 'AAAA'
    record_value: '::1'

# Ensure a PTR record is present
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: 2.168.192.in-addr.arpa
    record_name: 5
    record_type: 'PTR'
    record_value: 'internal.ipa.example.com'

# Ensure a TXT record is present
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com
    record_name: _kerberos
    record_type: 'TXT'
    record_value: 'EXAMPLE.COM'

# Ensure that dns record is removed
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    name: host01
    zone_name: example.com
    record_type: 'AAAA'
    record_value: '::1'
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
dnsrecord
dict
always
DNS record as returned by IPA API.



Status

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

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)

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