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

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.7.0).

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)