awx.awx.import module – import resources into Automation Platform Controller.

Note

This module is part of the awx.awx collection (version 21.8.0).

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in awx.awx 3.7.0

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • awxkit >= 9.3.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

assets

dictionary / required

The assets to import.

This can be the output of the export module or loaded from a file

controller_config_file

aliases: tower_config_file

path

Path to the controller config file.

If provided, the other locations for config files will not be considered.

controller_host

aliases: tower_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

controller_oauthtoken

aliases: tower_oauthtoken

any

added in awx.awx 3.7.0

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

controller_password

aliases: tower_password

string

Password for your controller instance.

If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_PASSWORD and then config files

controller_username

aliases: tower_username

string

Username for your controller instance.

If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_USERNAME and then config files

validate_certs

aliases: tower_verify_ssl

boolean

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

Choices:

  • false

  • true

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

Examples

- name: Export all assets
  export:
    all: True
  register: export_output

- name: Import all assets from our export
  import:
    assets: "{{ export_output.assets }}"

- name: Load data from a json file created by a command like awx export --organization Default
  import:
    assets: "{{ lookup('file', 'org.json') | from_json() }}"

Authors

  • John Westcott (@john-westcott-iv)