awx.awx.ad_hoc_command – create, update, or destroy Automation Platform Controller ad hoc commands.

Note

This plugin is part of the awx.awx collection (version 19.4.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install awx.awx.

To use it in a playbook, specify: awx.awx.ad_hoc_command.

New in version 4.0.0: of awx.awx

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
become_enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If the become flag should be set.
controller_config_file
path
Path to the controller config file.
If provided, the other locations for config files will not be considered.

aliases: tower_config_file
controller_host
string
URL to your Automation Platform Controller instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_HOST and then config files
If value not specified by any means, the value of 127.0.0.1 will be used

aliases: tower_host
controller_oauthtoken
raw
added in 3.7.0 of awx.awx
The OAuth token to use.
This value can be in one of two formats.
A string which is the token itself. (i.e. bqV5txm97wqJqtkxlMkhQz0pKhRMMX)
A dictionary structure as returned by the token module.
If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_OAUTH_TOKEN and then config files

aliases: tower_oauthtoken
controller_password
string
Password for your controller instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_PASSWORD and then config files

aliases: tower_password
controller_username
string
Username for your controller instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_USERNAME and then config files

aliases: tower_username
credential
string / required
Credential to use for ad hoc command.
diff_mode
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Show the changes made by Ansible tasks where supported
execution_environment
string
Execution Environment to use for the ad hoc command.
extra_vars
dictionary
Extra variables to use for the ad hoc command..
forks
integer
The number of forks to use for this ad hoc execution.
interval
float
Default:
1
The interval to request an update from the controller.
inventory
string / required
Inventory to use for the ad hoc command.
job_type
string
    Choices:
  • run
  • check
Job_type to use for the ad hoc command.
limit
string
Limit to use for the ad hoc command.
module_args
string
Default:
""
The arguments to pass to the module.
module_name
string / required
The Ansible module to execute.
timeout
integer
If waiting for the command to complete this will abort after this amount of seconds
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether to allow insecure connections to AWX.
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_VERIFY_SSL and then config files

aliases: tower_verify_ssl
verbosity
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Verbosity level for this ad hoc command run
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Wait for the command to complete.

Notes

Note

  • If no config_file is provided we will attempt to use the tower-cli library defaults to find your host information.

  • config_file should be in the following format host=hostname username=username password=password

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
id
integer
success
id of the newly launched command

Sample:
86
status
string
success
status of newly launched command

Sample:
pending


Authors

  • John Westcott IV (@john-westcott-iv)