awx.awx.tower_job_cancel – Cancel an Ansible Tower Job.

Note

This plugin is part of the awx.awx collection (version 17.0.1).

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

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

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
fail_if_not_running
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Fail loudly if the job_id can not be canceled
job_id
integer / required
ID of the job to cancel
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 awx.awx
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

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: Cancel job
  tower_job_cancel:
    job_id: job.id

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
id
integer
success
job id requesting to cancel

Sample:
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Authors

  • Wayne Witzel III (@wwitzel3)