azure.azcollection.azure_rm_deployment_info – Get Azure Deployment facts

Note

This plugin is part of the azure.azcollection collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install azure.azcollection.

To use it in a playbook, specify: azure.azcollection.azure_rm_deployment_info.

New in version 0.1.2: of azure.azcollection

Synopsis

  • Get facts of Azure Deployment.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • azure >= 2.0.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
ad_user
string
Active Directory username. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
adfs_authority_url
string
added in 0.0.1 of azure.azcollection
Azure AD authority url. Use when authenticating with Username/password, and has your own ADFS authority.
api_profile
string
added in 0.0.1 of azure.azcollection
Default:
"latest"
Selects an API profile to use when communicating with Azure services. Default value of latest is appropriate for public clouds; future values will allow use with Azure Stack.
auth_source
string
added in 0.0.1 of azure.azcollection
    Choices:
  • auto ←
  • cli
  • credential_file
  • env
  • msi
Controls the source of the credentials to use for authentication.
Can also be set via the ANSIBLE_AZURE_AUTH_SOURCE environment variable.
When set to auto (the default) the precedence is module parameters -> env -> credential_file -> cli.
When set to env, the credentials will be read from the environment variables
When set to credential_file, it will read the profile from ~/.azure/credentials.
When set to cli, the credentials will be sources from the Azure CLI profile. subscription_id or the environment variable AZURE_SUBSCRIPTION_ID can be used to identify the subscription ID if more than one is present otherwise the default az cli subscription is used.
When set to msi, the host machine must be an azure resource with an enabled MSI extension. subscription_id or the environment variable AZURE_SUBSCRIPTION_ID can be used to identify the subscription ID if the resource is granted access to more than one subscription, otherwise the first subscription is chosen.
The msi was added in Ansible 2.6.
cert_validation_mode
string
added in 0.0.1 of azure.azcollection
    Choices:
  • ignore
  • validate
Controls the certificate validation behavior for Azure endpoints. By default, all modules will validate the server certificate, but when an HTTPS proxy is in use, or against Azure Stack, it may be necessary to disable this behavior by passing ignore. Can also be set via credential file profile or the AZURE_CERT_VALIDATION environment variable.
client_id
string
Azure client ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
cloud_environment
string
added in 0.0.1 of azure.azcollection
Default:
"AzureCloud"
For cloud environments other than the US public cloud, the environment name (as defined by Azure Python SDK, eg, AzureChinaCloud, AzureUSGovernment), or a metadata discovery endpoint URL (required for Azure Stack). Can also be set via credential file profile or the AZURE_CLOUD_ENVIRONMENT environment variable.
name
string
The name of the deployment.
password
string
Active Directory user password. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
profile
string
Security profile found in ~/.azure/credentials file.
resource_group
string / required
The name of the resource group.
secret
string
Azure client secret. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
subscription_id
string
Your Azure subscription Id.
tenant
string
Azure tenant ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.

Notes

Note

  • For authentication with Azure you can pass parameters, set environment variables, use a profile stored in ~/.azure/credentials, or log in before you run your tasks or playbook with az login.

  • Authentication is also possible using a service principal or Active Directory user.

  • To authenticate via service principal, pass subscription_id, client_id, secret and tenant or set environment variables AZURE_SUBSCRIPTION_ID, AZURE_CLIENT_ID, AZURE_SECRET and AZURE_TENANT.

  • To authenticate via Active Directory user, pass ad_user and password, or set AZURE_AD_USER and AZURE_PASSWORD in the environment.

  • Alternatively, credentials can be stored in ~/.azure/credentials. This is an ini file containing a [default] section and the following keys: subscription_id, client_id, secret and tenant or subscription_id, ad_user and password. It is also possible to add additional profiles. Specify the profile by passing profile or setting AZURE_PROFILE in the environment.

See Also

See also

Sign in with Azure CLI

How to authenticate using the az login command.

Examples

- name: Get instance of Deployment
  azure_rm_deployment_info:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
deployments
complex
always
A list of dictionaries containing facts for deployments.

 
id
string
always
The identifier of the resource.

Sample:
/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Resources/deployments/myDeployment
 
name
string
always
Deployment name.

Sample:
myDeployment
 
output_resources
complex
always
List of resources.

   
depends_on
list / elements=string
always
List of resource ids.

Sample:
['/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/resourceGroups/myResourceGropup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNet works/myVirtualNetwork']
   
id
string
always
Resource id.

Sample:
/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxxx/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/networkI nterfaces/myNetworkInterface
   
name
string
always
Resource name.

Sample:
myNetworkInterface
   
type
string
always
Resource type.

Sample:
Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces
 
outputs
string
always
Dictionary containing deployment outputs.

 
parameters
complex
always
Dictionary containing deployment parameters.

 
provisioning_state
string
always
Provisioning state of the deployment.

Sample:
Succeeded
 
resource_group
string
always
Resource group name.

Sample:
myResourceGroup
  template_link
string
always
Link to the template.

Sample:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/d01a5c06f4f1bc03a049ca17bbbd6e06d62657b3/101-vm-simple-linux/ azuredeploy.json


Authors

  • Zim Kalinowski (@zikalino)