community.general.etcd – get info from an etcd server

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.etcd.

Synopsis

  • Retrieves data from an etcd server

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
_terms
list / elements=string / required
the list of keys to lookup on the etcd server
url
string
Default:
"http://127.0.0.1:4001"
env:ANSIBLE_ETCD_URL
Environment variable with the url for the etcd server
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
toggle checking that the ssl certificates are valid, you normally only want to turn this off with self-signed certs.
version
string
Default:
"v1"
env:ANSIBLE_ETCD_VERSION
Environment variable with the etcd protocol version

Examples

- name: "a value from a locally running etcd"
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ lookup('community.general.etcd', 'foo/bar') }}"

- name: "values from multiple folders on a locally running etcd"
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ lookup('community.general.etcd', 'foo', 'bar', 'baz') }}"

- name: "since Ansible 2.5 you can set server options inline"
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ lookup('community.general.etcd', 'foo', version='v2', url='http://192.168.0.27:4001') }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
_raw
list / elements=string
success
list of values associated with input keys



Authors

  • Jan-Piet Mens (@jpmens)