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rpm_key - Adds or removes a gpg key from the rpm db

New in version 1.3.

Synopsis

  • Adds or removes (rpm –import) a gpg key to your rpm database.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
key
required
Key that will be modified. Can be a url, a file, or a keyid if the key already exists in the database.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
If the key will be imported or removed from the rpm db.
validate_certs
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no and the key is a url starting with https, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

# Example action to import a key from a url
- rpm_key:
    state: present
    key: http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

# Example action to import a key from a file
- rpm_key:
    state: present
    key: /path/to/key.gpg

# Example action to ensure a key is not present in the db
- rpm_key:
    state: absent
    key: DEADB33F

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 core which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Core Team. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

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

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

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