awx.awx.schedule – create, update, or destroy Automation Platform Controller schedules.

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.schedule.

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
description
string
Optional description of this schedule.
diff_mode
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enable diff mode for the job template.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables processing of this schedule.
extra_data
dictionary
Default:
{}
Specify extra_vars for the template.
inventory
string
Inventory applied as a prompt, assuming job template prompts for inventory
job_tags
string
Comma separated list of the tags to use for the job template.
job_type
string
    Choices:
  • run
  • check
The job type to use for the job template.
limit
string
A host pattern to further constrain the list of hosts managed or affected by the playbook
name
string / required
Name of this schedule.
new_name
string
Setting this option will change the existing name (looked up via the name field.
rrule
string
A value representing the schedules iCal recurrence rule.
See rrule plugin for help constructing this value
scm_branch
string
Branch to use in job run. Project default used if blank. Only allowed if project allow_override field is set to true.
skip_tags
string
Comma separated list of the tags to skip for the job template.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Desired state of the resource.
unified_job_template
string
Name of unified job template to schedule.
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
Control the output level Ansible produces as the playbook runs. 0 - Normal, 1 - Verbose, 2 - More Verbose, 3 - Debug, 4 - Connection Debug.

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: Build a schedule for Demo Job Template
  schedule:
    name: "{{ sched1 }}"
    state: present
    unified_job_template: "Demo Job Template"
    rrule: "DTSTART:20191219T130551Z RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;INTERVAL=1;COUNT=1"
  register: result

- name: Build the same schedule using the rrule plugin
  schedule:
    name: "{{ sched1 }}"
    state: present
    unified_job_template: "Demo Job Template"
    rrule: "{{ query('awx.awx.schedule_rrule', 'week', start_date='2019-12-19 13:05:51') }}"
  register: result

Authors

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