awx.awx.user module – create, update, or destroy Automation Platform Controller users.

Note

This module is part of the awx.awx collection (version 21.8.0).

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.user.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

controller_config_file

aliases: tower_config_file

path

Path to the controller config file.

If provided, the other locations for config files will not be considered.

controller_host

aliases: tower_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

controller_oauthtoken

aliases: tower_oauthtoken

any

added in awx.awx 3.7.0

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

controller_password

aliases: tower_password

string

Password for your controller instance.

If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_PASSWORD and then config files

controller_username

aliases: tower_username

string

Username for your controller instance.

If value not set, will try environment variable CONTROLLER_USERNAME and then config files

email

string

Email address of the user.

first_name

string

First name of the user.

is_superuser

aliases: superuser

boolean

Designates that this user has all permissions without explicitly assigning them.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

is_system_auditor

aliases: auditor

boolean

User is a system wide auditor.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

last_name

string

Last name of the user.

new_username

string

Setting this option will change the existing username (looked up via the name field.

organization

string

The user will be created as a member of that organization (needed for organization admins to create new organization users).

password

string

Write-only field used to change the password.

state

string

Desired state of the resource.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

update_secrets

boolean

true will always change password if user specifies password, even if API gives $encrypted$ for password.

false will only set the password if other values change too.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

username

string / required

Required. 150 characters or fewer. Letters, digits and @/./+/-/_ only.

validate_certs

aliases: tower_verify_ssl

boolean

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

Choices:

  • false

  • true

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 user
  user:
    username: jdoe
    password: foobarbaz
    email: [email protected]
    first_name: John
    last_name: Doe
    state: present
    controller_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

- name: Add user as a system administrator
  user:
    username: jdoe
    password: foobarbaz
    email: [email protected]
    superuser: yes
    state: present
    controller_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

- name: Add user as a system auditor
  user:
    username: jdoe
    password: foobarbaz
    email: [email protected]
    auditor: yes
    state: present
    controller_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

- name: Add user as a member of an organization (permissions on the organization are required)
  user:
    username: jdoe
    password: foobarbaz
    email: [email protected]
    organization: devopsorg
    state: present

- name: Delete user
  user:
    username: jdoe
    email: [email protected]
    state: absent
    controller_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

Authors

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