awx.awx.tower_inventory – create, update, or destroy Ansible Tower inventory.

Note

This plugin is part of the awx.awx collection.

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

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

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
The description to use for the inventory.
host_filter
string
The host_filter field. Only useful when kind=smart.
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.
tower_config_file
path
Path to the Tower or AWX config file.
If provided, the other locations for config files will not be considered.
tower_host
string
URL to your Tower or AWX instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable TOWER_HOST and then config files
If value not specified by any means, the value of 127.0.0.1 will be used
tower_oauthtoken
raw
added in 3.7 of
The Tower 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 tower_token module.
If value not set, will try environment variable TOWER_OAUTH_TOKEN and then config files
tower_password
string
Password for your Tower or AWX instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable TOWER_PASSWORD and then config files
tower_username
string
Username for your Tower or AWX instance.
If value not set, will try environment variable TOWER_USERNAME and then config files
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether to allow insecure connections to Tower or 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 TOWER_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 Tower host information.

  • config_file should contain Tower configuration in the following format host=hostname username=username password=password

Examples

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

Authors

  • Wayne Witzel III (@wwitzel3)