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

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.inventory_source.

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
credential
string
Credential to use for the source.
custom_virtualenv
string
Local absolute file path containing a custom Python virtualenv to use.
Only compatible with older versions of AWX/Controller
Deprecated, will be removed in the future
description
string
The description to use for the inventory source.
enabled_value
string
Value when the host is considered enabled, e.g., "powered_on"
enabled_var
string
The variable to use to determine enabled state e.g., "status.power_state"
execution_environment
string
Execution Environment to use for the source.
host_filter
string
If specified, AWX will only import hosts that match this regular expression.
inventory
string / required
Inventory the group should be made a member of.
name
string / required
The name to use for the inventory source.
new_name
string
A new name for this assets (will rename the asset)
notification_templates_error
list / elements=string
list of notifications to send on error
notification_templates_started
list / elements=string
list of notifications to send on start
notification_templates_success
list / elements=string
list of notifications to send on success
organization
string
Name of the inventory source's inventory's organization.
overwrite
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Delete child groups and hosts not found in source.
overwrite_vars
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Override vars in child groups and hosts with those from external source.
source
string
    Choices:
  • scm
  • ec2
  • gce
  • azure_rm
  • vmware
  • satellite6
  • openstack
  • rhv
  • controller
  • insights
The source to use for this group.
source_path
string
For an SCM based inventory source, the source path points to the file within the repo to use as an inventory.
source_project
string
Project to use as source with scm option
source_vars
dictionary
The variables or environment fields to apply to this source type.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Desired state of the resource.
timeout
integer
The amount of time (in seconds) to run before the task is canceled.
update_cache_timeout
integer
Time in seconds to consider an inventory sync to be current.
update_on_launch
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Refresh inventory data from its source each time a job is run.
update_on_project_update
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Update this source when the related project updates if source is scm
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
The verbosity level to run this inventory source under.

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 an inventory source
  inventory_source:
    name: "source-inventory"
    description: Source for inventory
    inventory: previously-created-inventory
    credential: previously-created-credential
    overwrite: True
    update_on_launch: True
    organization: Default
    source_vars:
      private: false

Authors

  • Adrien Fleury (@fleu42)