community.general.gitlab_protected_branch module – Manage protection of existing branches

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.gitlab_protected_branch.

New in community.general 3.4.0

Synopsis

  • (un)Marking existing branches for protection.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_job_token

string

added in community.general 4.2.0

GitLab CI job token for logging in.

api_oauth_token

string

added in community.general 4.2.0

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.

ca_path

string

added in community.general 8.1.0

The CA certificates bundle to use to verify GitLab server certificate.

merge_access_levels

string

Access levels allowed to merge.

Choices:

  • "maintainer" ← (default)

  • "developer"

  • "nobody"

name

string / required

The name of the branch that needs to be protected.

Can make use a wildcard character for like production/* or just have main or develop as value.

project

string / required

The path and name of the project.

push_access_level

string

Access levels allowed to push.

Choices:

  • "maintainer" ← (default)

  • "developer"

  • "nobody"

state

string

Create or delete protected branch.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

validate_certs

boolean

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

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

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.

Examples

- name: Create protected branch on main
  community.general.gitlab_protected_branch:
    api_url: https://gitlab.com
    api_token: secret_access_token
    project: "dj-wasabi/collection.general"
    name: main
    merge_access_levels: maintainer
    push_access_level: nobody

Authors

  • Werner Dijkerman (@dj-wasabi)