awx.awx.inventory – create, update, or destroy Automation Platform Controller inventory.

Note

This plugin is part of the awx.awx collection (version 19.2.2).

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

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

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
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
copy_from
string
Name or id to copy the inventory from.
This will copy an existing inventory and change any parameters supplied.
The new inventory name will be the one provided in the name parameter.
The organization parameter is not used in this, to facilitate copy from one organization to another.
Provide the id or use the lookup plugin to provide the id if multiple inventories share the same name.
description
string
The description to use for the inventory.
host_filter
string
The host_filter field. Only useful when kind=smart.
instance_groups
list / elements=string
list of Instance Groups for this Organization to run on.
kind
string
    Choices:
  •  ←
  • smart
The kind field. Cannot be modified after created.
name
string / required
The name to use for the inventory.
organization
string / required
Organization the inventory belongs to.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Desired state of the resource.
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
variables
dictionary
Inventory variables.

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: Add inventory
  inventory:
    name: "Foo Inventory"
    description: "Our Foo Cloud Servers"
    organization: "Bar Org"
    state: present
    controller_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

- name: Copy inventory
  inventory:
    name: Copy Foo Inventory
    copy_from: Default Inventory
    description: "Our Foo Cloud Servers"
    organization: Foo
    state: present

Authors

  • Wayne Witzel III (@wwitzel3)