awx.awx.tower_send – Send assets to Ansible Tower.

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_send.

DEPRECATED

Removed in

version 14.0.0

Why

Deprecated in favor of upcoming _import module.

Alternative

Once published, use tower_import instead.

Synopsis

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • ansible-tower-cli >= 3.3.0

  • six.moves.StringIO

  • sys

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
assets
string
The assets to import.
This can be the output of tower_receive or loaded from a file
files
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
List of files to import.
password_management
string
    Choices:
  • default ←
  • random
The password management option to use.
The prompt option is not supported.
prevent
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
A list of asset types to prevent import for
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_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

  • One of assets or files needs to be passed in

  • 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: Import all tower assets
  tower_send:
    assets: "{{ export_output.assets }}"
    tower_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
output
list / elements=string
success, fail
The import messages

Sample:
['Message 1', 'Message 2']


Status

  • This module will be removed in version 14.0.0. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

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