community.general.atomic_image – Manage the container images on the atomic host platform

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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 community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.atomic_image.

Synopsis

  • Manage the container images on the atomic host platform.

  • Allows to execute the commands specified by the RUN label in the container image when present.

Requirements

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

  • atomic

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
backend
string
    Choices:
  • docker
  • ostree
Define the backend where the image is pulled.
name
string / required
Name of the container image.
started
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Start or Stop the container.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • latest ←
  • present
The state of the container image.
The state latest will ensure container image is upgraded to the latest version and forcefully restart container, if running.

Notes

Note

  • Host should support atomic command.

Examples

- name: Execute the run command on rsyslog container image (atomic run rhel7/rsyslog)
  community.general.atomic_image:
    name: rhel7/rsyslog
    state: latest

- name: Pull busybox to the OSTree backend
  community.general.atomic_image:
    name: busybox
    state: latest
    backend: ostree

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
always
The command standard output

Sample:
[{"u'Using default tag": "latest ...'"}]


Authors

  • Saravanan KR (@krsacme)