community.general.gitlab_deploy_key module – Manages GitLab project deploy keys.

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.gitlab_deploy_key.

Synopsis

  • Adds, updates and removes project deploy keys

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_job_token

string

added in 4.2.0 of community.general

GitLab CI job token for logging in.

api_oauth_token

string

added in 4.2.0 of community.general

GitLab OAuth token for logging in.

api_password

string

The password to use for authentication against the API

api_token

string

GitLab access token with API permissions.

api_url

string

The resolvable endpoint for the API

api_username

string

The username to use for authentication against the API

can_push

boolean

Whether this key can push to the project.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

key

string / required

Deploy key

project

string / required

Id or Full path of project in the form of group/name.

state

string

When present the deploy key added to the project if it doesn’t exist.

When absent it will be removed from the project if it exists.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

title

string / required

Deploy key’s title.

validate_certs

boolean

Whether or not to validate SSL certs when supplying a https endpoint.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: "Adding a project deploy key"
  community.general.gitlab_deploy_key:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ api_token }}"
    project: "my_group/my_project"
    title: "Jenkins CI"
    state: present
    key: "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABJQAAAIEAiPWx6WM4lhHNedGfBpPJNPpZ7yKu+dnn1SJejgt4596k6YjzGGphH2TUxwKzxcKDKKezwkpfnxPkSMkuEspGRt/aZZ9w..."

- name: "Update the above deploy key to add push access"
  community.general.gitlab_deploy_key:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ api_token }}"
    project: "my_group/my_project"
    title: "Jenkins CI"
    state: present
    can_push: yes

- name: "Remove the previous deploy key from the project"
  community.general.gitlab_deploy_key:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ api_token }}"
    project: "my_group/my_project"
    state: absent
    key: "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABJQAAAIEAiPWx6WM4lhHNedGfBpPJNPpZ7yKu+dnn1SJejgt4596k6YjzGGphH2TUxwKzxcKDKKezwkpfnxPkSMkuEspGRt/aZZ9w..."

Return Values

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

Key

Description

deploy_key

dictionary

API object

Returned: always

error

string

the error message returned by the GitLab API

Returned: failed

Sample: “400: key is already in use”

msg

string

Success or failure message

Returned: always

Sample: “Success”

result

dictionary

json parsed response from the server

Returned: always

Authors

  • Marcus Watkins (@marwatk)

  • Guillaume Martinez (@Lunik)