community.general.gitlab_group_members module – Manage group members on GitLab Server

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.gitlab_group_members.

New in version 1.2.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • This module allows to add and remove members to/from a group, or change a member’s access level in a group on GitLab.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

access_level

string

The access level for the user.

Required if state=present, user state is set to present.

Mutually exclusive with gitlab_users_access.

Choices:

  • guest

  • reporter

  • developer

  • maintainer

  • owner

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

gitlab_group

string / required

The full_path of the GitLab group the member is added to/removed from.

Setting this to name or path is deprecated and will be removed in community.general 6.0.0. Use full_path instead.

gitlab_user

list / elements=string

A username or a list of usernames to add to/remove from the GitLab group.

Mutually exclusive with gitlab_users_access.

gitlab_users_access

list / elements=dictionary

added in 3.6.0 of community.general

Provide a list of user to access level mappings.

Every dictionary in this list specifies a user (by username) and the access level the user should have.

Mutually exclusive with gitlab_user and access_level.

Use together with purge_users to remove all users not specified here from the group.

access_level

string / required

The access level for the user.

Required if state=present, user state is set to present.

Choices:

  • guest

  • reporter

  • developer

  • maintainer

  • owner

name

string / required

A username or a list of usernames to add to/remove from the GitLab group.

purge_users

list / elements=string

added in 3.6.0 of community.general

Adds/remove users of the given access_level to match the given gitlab_user/gitlab_users_access list. If omitted do not purge orphaned members.

Is only used when state=present.

Choices:

  • guest

  • reporter

  • developer

  • maintainer

  • owner

state

string

State of the member in the group.

On present, it adds a user to a GitLab group.

On absent, it removes a user from a GitLab group.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

validate_certs

boolean

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

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • Supports check_mode.

Examples

- name: Add a user to a GitLab Group
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_user: username
    access_level: developer
    state: present

- name: Remove a user from a GitLab Group
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_user: username
    state: absent

- name: Add a list of Users to A GitLab Group
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_user:
      - user1
      - user2
    access_level: developer
    state: present

- name: Add a list of Users with Dedicated Access Levels to A GitLab Group
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_users_access:
      - name: user1
        access_level: developer
      - name: user2
        access_level: maintainer
    state: present

- name: Add a user, remove all others which might be on this access level
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_user: username
    access_level: developer
    pruge_users: developer
    state: present

- name: Remove a list of Users with Dedicated Access Levels to A GitLab Group
  community.general.gitlab_group_members:
    api_url: 'https://gitlab.example.com'
    api_token: 'Your-Private-Token'
    gitlab_group: groupname
    gitlab_users_access:
      - name: user1
        access_level: developer
      - name: user2
        access_level: maintainer
    state: absent

Authors

  • Zainab Alsaffar (@zanssa)