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tower_job_cancel - Cancel an Ansible Tower Job.

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • ansible-tower-cli >= 3.0.2

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
fail_if_not_running Default:
"no"
Fail loudly if the job_id does not reference a running job.
job_id
required
ID of the job to cancel
tower_config_file
Path to the Tower config file. See notes.
tower_host
URL to your Tower instance.
tower_password
Password for your Tower instance.
tower_username
Username for your Tower instance.
tower_verify_ssl
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Dis/allow insecure connections to Tower. If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • If no config_file is provided we will attempt to use the tower-cli library defaults to find your Tower host information.
  • config_file should contain Tower configuration in the following format host=hostname username=username password=password

Examples

- name: Cancel job
  tower_job_cancel:
    job_id: job.id

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
id
int
success
job id requesting to cancel

Sample:
94
status
string
success
status of the cancel request

Sample:
canceled


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

  • Wayne Witzel III (@wwitzel3)

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