community.general.dnsimple_info module – Pull basic info from DNSimple API

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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.dnsimple_info.

New in version 4.2.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • Retrieve existing records and domains from DNSimple API.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

account_id

string / required

The account ID to query.

api_key

string / required

The API key to use.

name

string

The domain name to retrieve info from.

Will return all associated records for this domain if specified.

If not specified, will return all domains associated with the account ID.

record

string

The record to find.

If specified, only this record will be returned instead of all records.

sandbox

boolean

Whether or not to use sandbox environment.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

Examples

- name: Get all domains from an account
  community.general.dnsimple_info:
    account_id: "1234"
    api_key: "1234"

- name: Get all records from a domain
  community.general.dnsimple_info:
    name: "example.com"
    account_id: "1234"
    api_key: "1234"

- name: Get all info from a matching record
  community.general.dnsimple_info:
    name: "example.com"
    record: "subdomain"
    account_id: "1234"
    api_key: "1234"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

dnsimple_domain_info

list / elements=dictionary

Returns a list of dictionaries of all domains associated with the supplied account ID.

Returned: success when name is not specified

Sample: [{“account_id”: 1234, “created_at”: “2021-10-16T21:25:42Z”, “id”: 123456, “last_transferred_at”: null, “name”: “example.com”, “reverse”: false, “secondary”: false, “updated_at”: “2021-11-10T20:22:50Z”}]

account_id

integer

The account ID.

Returned: success

created_at

string

When the domain entry was created.

Returned: success

id

integer

ID of the entry.

Returned: success

last_transferred_at

string

Date the domain was transferred, or empty if not.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the record.

Returned: success

reverse

boolean

Whether or not it is a reverse zone record.

Returned: success

updated_at

string

When the domain entry was updated.

Returned: success

dnsimple_record_info

list / elements=dictionary

Returns a list of dictionaries that match the record supplied.

Returned: success when name and record are specified

Sample: [{“content”: “1.2.3.4”, “created_at”: “2021-11-15T23:55:51Z”, “id”: 123456, “name”: “catheadbiscuit”, “parent_id”: null, “priority”: null, “regions”: [“global”], “system_record”: false, “ttl”: 3600, “type”: “A”, “updated_at”: “2021-11-15T23:55:51Z”, “zone_id”: “example.com”}]

content

string

Content of the returned record.

Returned: success

created_at

string

When the domain entry was created.

Returned: success

id

integer

ID of the entry.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the record.

Returned: success

parent_id

integer

Parent record or null.

Returned: success

priority

string

Priority setting of the record.

Returned: success

regions

list / elements=string

List of regions where the record is available.

Returned: success

system_record

boolean

Whether or not it is a system record.

Returned: success

ttl

integer

Record TTL.

Returned: success

type

string

Record type.

Returned: success

updated_at

string

When the domain entry was updated.

Returned: success

zone_id

string

ID of the zone that the record is associated with.

Returned: success

dnsimple_records_info

list / elements=dictionary

Returns a list of dictionaries with all records for the domain supplied.

Returned: success when name is specified, but record is not

Sample: [{“content”: “ns1.dnsimple.com admin.dnsimple.com”, “created_at”: “2021-10-16T19:07:34Z”, “id”: 12345, “name”: “catheadbiscuit”, “parent_id”: null, “priority”: null, “regions”: [“global”], “system_record”: true, “ttl”: 3600, “type”: “SOA”, “updated_at”: “2021-11-15T23:55:51Z”, “zone_id”: “example.com”}]

content

string

Content of the returned record.

Returned: success

created_at

string

When the domain entry was created.

Returned: success

id

integer

ID of the entry.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the record.

Returned: success

parent_id

integer

Parent record or null.

Returned: success

priority

string

Priority setting of the record.

Returned: success

regions

list / elements=string

List of regions where the record is available.

Returned: success

system_record

boolean

Whether or not it is a system record.

Returned: success

ttl

integer

Record TTL.

Returned: success

type

string

Record type.

Returned: success

updated_at

string

When the domain entry was updated.

Returned: success

zone_id

string

ID of the zone that the record is associated with.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Edward Hilgendorf (@edhilgendorf)