amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info – Gather information about ec2 volume snapshots in AWS

Note

This plugin is part of the amazon.aws collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install amazon.aws.

To use it in a playbook, specify: amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info.

New in version 1.0.0: of amazon.aws

Synopsis

  • Gather information about ec2 volume snapshots in AWS.

  • This module was called ec2_snapshot_facts before Ansible 2.9. The usage did not change.

Requirements

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

  • boto

  • boto3

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aws_access_key
string
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.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the aws_access_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_ca_bundle
path
The location of a CA Bundle to use when validating SSL certificates.
Only used for boto3 based modules.
Note: The CA Bundle is read 'module' side and may need to be explicitly copied from the controller if not run locally.
aws_config
dictionary
A dictionary to modify the botocore configuration.
Only the 'user_agent' key is used for boto modules. See http://boto.cloudhackers.com/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html#boto for more boto configuration.
aws_secret_key
string
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.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the aws_secret_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
debug_botocore_endpoint_logs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Use a botocore.endpoint logger to parse the unique (rather than total) "resource:action" API calls made during a task, outputing the set to the resource_actions key in the task results. Use the aws_resource_action callback to output to total list made during a playbook. The ANSIBLE_DEBUG_BOTOCORE_LOGS environment variable may also be used.
ec2_url
string
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.

aliases: aws_endpoint_url, endpoint_url
filters
dictionary
Default:
{}
A dict of filters to apply. Each dict item consists of a filter key and a filter value. See https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/APIReference/API_DescribeSnapshots.html for possible filters. Filter names and values are case sensitive.
owner_ids
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
If you specify one or more snapshot owners, only snapshots from the specified owners and for which you have access are returned.
profile
string
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
Using profile will override aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token and support for passing them at the same time as profile has been deprecated.
aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token will be made mutually exclusive with profile after 2022-06-01.

aliases: aws_profile
region
string
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
restorable_by_user_ids
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
If you specify a list of restorable users, only snapshots with create snapshot permissions for those users are returned.
security_token
string
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the security_token and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: aws_security_token, access_token
snapshot_ids
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
If you specify one or more snapshot IDs, only snapshots that have the specified IDs are returned.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.

Notes

Note

  • By default, the module will return all snapshots, including public ones. To limit results to snapshots owned by the account use the filter ‘owner-id’.

  • 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_PROFILE or AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE, 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, AWS_CA_BUNDLE

  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/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.

# Gather information about all snapshots, including public ones
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:

# Gather information about all snapshots owned by the account 0123456789
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    filters:
      owner-id: 0123456789

# Or alternatively...
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    owner_ids:
      - 0123456789

# Gather information about a particular snapshot using ID
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    filters:
      snapshot-id: snap-00112233

# Or alternatively...
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    snapshot_ids:
      - snap-00112233

# Gather information about any snapshot with a tag key Name and value Example
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    filters:
      "tag:Name": Example

# Gather information about any snapshot with an error status
- amazon.aws.ec2_snapshot_info:
    filters:
      status: error

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
data_encryption_key_id
string
always
The data encryption key identifier for the snapshot. This value is a unique identifier that corresponds to the data encryption key that was used to encrypt the original volume or snapshot copy.

Sample:
arn:aws:kms:ap-southeast-2:012345678900:key/74c9742a-a1b2-45cb-b3fe-abcdef123456
description
string
always
The description for the snapshot.

Sample:
My important backup
encrypted
boolean
always
Indicates whether the snapshot is encrypted.

Sample:
True
kms_key_id
string
always
The full ARN of the AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) customer master key (CMK) that was used to protect the volume encryption key for the parent volume.

Sample:
74c9742a-a1b2-45cb-b3fe-abcdef123456
owner_alias
string
always
The AWS account alias (for example, amazon, self) or AWS account ID that owns the snapshot.

Sample:
033440102211
owner_id
string
always
The AWS account ID of the EBS snapshot owner.

Sample:
099720109477
progress
string
always
The progress of the snapshot, as a percentage.

Sample:
100%
snapshot_id
string
always
The ID of the snapshot. Each snapshot receives a unique identifier when it is created.

Sample:
snap-01234567
start_time
string
always
The time stamp when the snapshot was initiated.

Sample:
2015-02-12T02:14:02+00:00
state
string
always
The snapshot state (completed, pending or error).

Sample:
completed
state_message
string
always
Encrypted Amazon EBS snapshots are copied asynchronously. If a snapshot copy operation fails (for example, if the proper AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) permissions are not obtained) this field displays error state details to help you diagnose why the error occurred.

tags
dictionary
always
Any tags assigned to the snapshot.

Sample:
{ 'my_tag_key': 'my_tag_value' }
volume_id
string
always
The ID of the volume that was used to create the snapshot.

Sample:
vol-01234567
volume_size
integer
always
The size of the volume, in GiB.

Sample:
8


Authors

  • Rob White (@wimnat)