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ipa_dnszone – Manage FreeIPA DNS Zones

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Add and delete an IPA DNS Zones using IPA API

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
dynamicupdate
-
added in 2.9
    Choices:
  • false ←
  • true
Apply dynamic update to zone
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.
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 needs to be managed.

Examples

# Ensure dns zone is present
- ipa_dnszone:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com

# Ensure dns zone is present and is dynamic update
- ipa_dnszone:
    ipa_host: spider.example.com
    ipa_pass: Passw0rd!
    state: present
    zone_name: example.com
    dynamicupdate: true

# Ensure that dns zone is removed
- ipa_dnszone:
    zone_name: example.com
    ipa_host: localhost
    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
zone
dictionary
always
DNS zone as returned by IPA API.



Status

Authors

  • Fran Fitzpatrick (@fxfitz)

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