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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
string
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 DNS will be used to try to discover the FreeIPA server.
The relevant entry needed in FreeIPA is the 'ipa-ca' entry.
If neither the DNS entry, nor the environment IPA_HOST, nor the value are available in the task, then the default value will be used.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_pass
string / 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.
Note that if the 'urllib_gssapi' library is available, it is possible to use GSSAPI to authenticate to FreeIPA.
If the environment variable KRB5CCNAME is available, the module will use this kerberos credentials cache to authenticate to the FreeIPA server.
If the environment variable KRB5_CLIENT_KTNAME is available, and KRB5CCNAME is not; the module will use this kerberos keytab to authenticate.
If GSSAPI is not available, the usage of 'ipa_pass' is required.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_port
integer
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 Ansible 2.5.
ipa_prot
string
    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 Ansible 2.5.
ipa_timeout
integer
added in 2.7
Default:
10
Specifies idle timeout (in seconds) for the connection.
For bulk operations, you may want to increase this in order to avoid timeout from IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
ipa_user
string
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 Ansible 2.5.
record_name
- / required
The DNS record name to manage.

aliases: name
record_ttl
-
added in 2.7
Set the TTL for the record.
Applies only when adding a new or changing the value of record_value.
record_type
-
    Choices:
  • A ←
  • AAAA
  • A6
  • CNAME
  • DNAME
  • PTR
  • TXT
  • SRV
  • MX
The type of DNS record name.
Currently, 'A', 'AAAA', 'A6', 'CNAME', 'DNAME', 'PTR', 'TXT', 'SRV' and 'MX' are supported.
'A6', 'CNAME', 'DNAME' and 'TXT' are added in version 2.5.
'SRV' and 'MX' are added in version 2.8.
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.
In the case of 'SRV' record type, this will be a service record.
In the case of 'MX' record type, this will be a mail exchanger record.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State to ensure
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • 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 that dns record exists with a TTL
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    name: host02
    zone_name: example.com
    record_type: 'AAAA'
    record_value: '::1'
    record_ttl: 300
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_pass: topsecret
    state: present

# 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 an SRV record is present
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com
    record_name: _kerberos._udp.example.com
    record_type: 'SRV'
    record_value: '10 50 88 ipa.example.com'

# Ensure an MX record is present
- ipa_dnsrecord:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com
    record_name: '@'
    record_type: 'MX'
    record_value: '1 mailserver.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
dictionary
always
DNS record as returned by IPA API.



Status

Authors

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)

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