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mssql_db - Add or remove MSSQL databases from a remote host.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Add or remove MSSQL databases from a remote host.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7
  • pymssql

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
autocommit
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Automatically commit the change only if the import succeed. Sometimes it is necessary to use autocommit=true, since some content can't be changed within a transaction.
login_host
Host running the database
login_password
The password used to authenticate with
login_port Default:
1433
Port of the MSSQL server. Requires login_host be defined as other then localhost if login_port is used
login_user
The username used to authenticate with
name
required
name of the database to add or remove

aliases: db
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • import
The database state
target
Location, on the remote host, of the dump file to read from or write to. Uncompressed SQL files (.sql) files are supported.

Notes

Note

  • Requires the pymssql Python package on the remote host. For Ubuntu, this is as easy as pip install pymssql (See pip.)

Examples

# Create a new database with name 'jackdata'
- mssql_db:
    name: jackdata
    state: present

# Copy database dump file to remote host and restore it to database 'my_db'
- copy:
    src: dump.sql
    dest: /tmp

- mssql_db:
    name: my_db
    state: import
    target: /tmp/dump.sql

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

  • Vedit Firat Arig

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