community.general.django_command module – Run Django admin commands

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 9.0.1).

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.django_command.

New in community.general 9.0.0

Synopsis

  • This module allows the execution of arbitrary Django admin commands.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

command

string / required

Django admin command. It must be a valid command accepted by python -m django at the target system.

extra_args

list / elements=string

List of extra arguments passed to the django admin command.

pythonpath

path

Adds the given filesystem path to the Python import search path.

The value will be passed as is to the --pythonpath argument in django-admin.

settings

string / required

Specifies the settings module to use.

The value will be passed as is to the --settings argument in django-admin.

skip_checks

boolean

Skips running system checks prior to running the command.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

traceback

boolean

Provides a full stack trace in the output when a CommandError is raised.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

venv

path

Use the the Python interpreter from this virtual environment.

Pass the path to the root of the virtualenv, not the bin/ directory nor the python executable.

verbosity

integer

Specifies the amount of notification and debug information in the output of django-admin.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: none

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

diff_mode

Support: none

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

Notes

Note

  • The django-admin command is always executed using the C locale, and the option --no-color is always passed.

See Also

See also

django-admin and manage.py in official Django documentation

Refer to this documentation for the builtin commands and options of django-admin. Please make sure that you select the right version of Django in the version selector on that page.

Examples

- name: Check the project
  community.general.django_command:
    command: check
    settings: myproject.settings

- name: Check the project in specified python path, using virtual environment
  community.general.django_command:
    command: check
    settings: fancysite.settings
    pythonpath: /home/joedoe/project/fancysite
    venv: /home/joedoe/project/fancysite/venv

Return Values

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

Key

Description

run_info

dictionary

Command-line execution information.

Returned: success and verbosity >= 3

Authors

  • Alexei Znamensky (@russoz)