community.general.cloud_init_data_facts module – Retrieve facts of cloud-init

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.1.0).

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.cloud_init_data_facts.

Synopsis

  • Gathers facts by reading the status.json and result.json of cloud-init.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

filter

string

Filter facts

Choices:

  • "status"

  • "result"

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

This action does not modify state.

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: N/A

This action does not modify state.

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

facts

Support: full

Action returns an ansible_facts dictionary that will update existing host facts.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Gather all facts of cloud init
  community.general.cloud_init_data_facts:
  register: result

- ansible.builtin.debug:
    var: result

- name: Wait for cloud init to finish
  community.general.cloud_init_data_facts:
    filter: status
  register: res
  until: "res.cloud_init_data_facts.status.v1.stage is defined and not res.cloud_init_data_facts.status.v1.stage"
  retries: 50
  delay: 5

Return Values

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

Key

Description

cloud_init_data_facts

dictionary

Facts of result and status.

Returned: success

Sample: "{ \"status\": { \"v1\": { \"datasource\": \"DataSourceCloudStack\", \"errors\": [] }, \"result\": { \"v1\": { \"datasource\": \"DataSourceCloudStack\", \"init\": { \"errors\": [], \"finished\": 1522066377.0185432, \"start\": 1522066375.2648022 }, \"init-local\": { \"errors\": [], \"finished\": 1522066373.70919, \"start\": 1522066373.4726632 }, \"modules-config\": { \"errors\": [], \"finished\": 1522066380.9097016, \"start\": 1522066379.0011985 }, \"modules-final\": { \"errors\": [], \"finished\": 1522066383.56594, \"start\": 1522066382.3449218 }, \"stage\": null } }"

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)