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elb_target - Manage a target in a target group

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Used to register or deregister a target in a target group

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • boto

Parameters

Parameter
Choices/Defaults
Comments
aws_access_key
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
deregister_unused
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
The default behaviour for targets that are unused is to leave them registered. If instead you would like to remove them set deregister_unused to yes.
ec2_url
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Register or deregister the target.
target_az
An Availability Zone or all. This determines whether the target receives traffic from the load balancer nodes in the specified Availability Zone or from all enabled Availability Zones for the load balancer. This parameter is not supported if the target type of the target group is instance.
target_group_arn
The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the target group. Mutually exclusive of target_group_name.
target_group_name
The name of the target group. Mutually exclusive of target_group_arn.
target_id
required
The ID of the target.
target_port
Default:
The default port for a target is the port for the target group.
The port on which the target is listening. You can specify a port override. If a target is already registered, you can register it again using a different port.
target_status
    Choices:
  • initial
  • healthy
  • unhealthy
  • unused
  • draining
  • unavailable
Blocks and waits for the target status to equal given value. For more detail on target status see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing/latest/application/target-group-health-checks.html#target-health-states
target_status_timeout
Default:
60
Maximum time in seconds to wait for target_status change
validate_certs
(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.

Notes

Note

  • If you specified a port override when you registered a target, you must specify both the target ID and the port when you deregister it.
  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See http://boto.readthedocs.org/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

# Note: These examples do not set authentication details, see the AWS Guide for details.

# Register an IP address target to a target group
- elb_target:
    target_group_name: myiptargetgroup
    target_id: 10.0.0.10
    state: present

# Register an instance target to a target group
- elb_target:
    target_group_name: mytargetgroup
    target_id: i-1234567
    state: present

# Deregister a target from a target group
- elb_target:
    target_group_name: mytargetgroup
    target_id: i-1234567
    state: absent

# Modify a target to use a different port
# Register a target to a target group
- elb_target:
    target_group_name: mytargetgroup
    target_id: i-1234567
    target_port: 8080
    state: present

Status

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

Author

  • Rob White (@wimnat)

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