ansible.windows.win_whoami – Get information about the current user and process

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.windows collection (version 1.7.2).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install ansible.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.windows.win_whoami.

Synopsis

  • Designed to return the same information as the whoami /all command.

  • Also includes information missing from whoami such as logon metadata like logon rights, id, type.

Notes

Note

  • If running this module with a non admin user, the logon rights will be an empty list as Administrator rights are required to query LSA for the information.

See Also

See also

community.windows.win_credential

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_credential module.

ansible.windows.win_group_membership

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_group_membership module.

ansible.windows.win_user_right

The official documentation on the ansible.windows.win_user_right module.

Examples

- name: Get whoami information
  ansible.windows.win_whoami:

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
account
complex
success
The running account SID details.

 
account_name
string
success
The account name of the account SID.

Sample:
Administrator
 
domain_name
string
success
The domain name of the account SID.

Sample:
DOMAIN
 
sid
string
success
The SID in string form.

Sample:
S-1-5-21-1654078763-769949647-2968445802-500
 
type
string
success
The type of SID.

Sample:
User
authentication_package
string
success
The name of the authentication package used to authenticate the user in the session.

Sample:
Negotiate
dns_domain_name
string
success
The DNS name of the logon session, this is an empty string if this is not set.

Sample:
DOMAIN.COM
groups
list / elements=string
success
A list of groups and attributes that the user is a member of.

Sample:
[{'account_name': 'Domain Users', 'attributes': ['Mandatory', 'Enabled by default', 'Enabled'], 'domain_name': 'DOMAIN', 'sid': 'S-1-5-21-1654078763-769949647-2968445802-513', 'type': 'Group'}, {'account_name': 'Administrators', 'attributes': ['Mandatory', 'Enabled by default', 'Enabled', 'Owner'], 'domain_name': 'BUILTIN', 'sid': 'S-1-5-32-544', 'type': 'Alias'}]
impersonation_level
string
success
The impersonation level of the token, only valid if token_type is TokenImpersonation, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa379572.aspx.

Sample:
SecurityAnonymous
label
complex
success
The mandatory label set to the logon session.

 
account_name
string
success
The account name of the label SID.

Sample:
High Mandatory Level
 
domain_name
string
success
The domain name of the label SID.

Sample:
Mandatory Label
 
sid
string
success
The SID in string form.

Sample:
S-1-16-12288
 
type
string
success
The type of SID.

Sample:
Label
login_domain
string
success
The name of the domain used to authenticate the owner of the session.

Sample:
DOMAIN
login_time
string
success
The logon time in ISO 8601 format

Sample:
2017-11-27T06:24:14.3321665+10:00
logon_id
integer
success
The unique identifier of the logon session.

Sample:
20470143
logon_server
string
success
The name of the server used to authenticate the owner of the logon session.

Sample:
DC01
logon_type
string
success
The logon type that identifies the logon method, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa380129.aspx.

Sample:
Network
privileges
dictionary
success
A dictionary of privileges and their state on the logon token.

Sample:
{'SeChangeNotifyPrivileges': 'enabled-by-default', 'SeDebugPrivilege': 'enabled', 'SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege': 'disabled'}
rights
list / elements=string
success and running user is a member of the local Administrators group
A list of logon rights assigned to the logon.

Sample:
['SeNetworkLogonRight', 'SeInteractiveLogonRight', 'SeBatchLogonRight', 'SeRemoteInteractiveLogonRight']
token_type
string
success
The token type to indicate whether it is a primary or impersonation token.

Sample:
TokenPrimary
upn
string
success
The user principal name of the current user.

Sample:
user_flags
string
success
The user flags for the logon session, see UserFlags in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa380128.

Sample:
Winlogon


Authors

  • Jordan Borean (@jborean93)