community.general.gitlab_user – Creates/updates/deletes/blocks/unblocks GitLab Users

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 2.2.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • When the user does not exist in GitLab, it will be created.

  • When the user exists and state=absent, the user will be deleted.

  • When the user exists and state=blocked, the user will be blocked.

  • When changes are made to user, the user will be updated.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • python-gitlab python module

  • administrator rights on the GitLab server

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access_level
string
    Choices:
  • guest ←
  • reporter
  • developer
  • master
  • maintainer
  • owner
The access level to the group. One of the following can be used.
guest
reporter
developer
master (alias for maintainer)
maintainer
owner
api_password
string
The password to use for authentication against the API
api_token
string
GitLab token for logging in.
api_url
string
The resolvable endpoint for the API
api_username
string
The username to use for authentication against the API
confirm
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Require confirmation.
email
string
The email that belongs to the user.
Required only if state is set to present.
external
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Define external parameter for this user.
group
string
Id or Full path of parent group in the form of group/name.
Add user as an member to this group.
isadmin
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Grant admin privileges to the user.
name
string
Name of the user you want to create.
Required only if state is set to present.
password
string
The password of the user.
GitLab server enforces minimum password length to 8, set this value with 8 or more characters.
Required only if state is set to present.
sshkey_file
string
The ssh key itself.
sshkey_name
string
The name of the sshkey
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • blocked
  • unblocked
Create, delete or block a user.
username
string / required
The username of the user.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether or not to validate SSL certs when supplying a https endpoint.

Notes

Note

  • From community.general 0.2.0 and onwards, name, email and password are optional while deleting the user.

Examples

- name: "Delete GitLab User"
  community.general.gitlab_user:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ access_token }}"
    validate_certs: False
    username: myusername
    state: absent

- name: "Create GitLab User"
  community.general.gitlab_user:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    validate_certs: True
    api_username: dj-wasabi
    api_password: "MySecretPassword"
    name: My Name
    username: myusername
    password: mysecretpassword
    email: [email protected]
    sshkey_name: MySSH
    sshkey_file: ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc...
    state: present
    group: super_group/mon_group
    access_level: owner

- name: "Block GitLab User"
  community.general.gitlab_user:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ access_token }}"
    validate_certs: False
    username: myusername
    state: blocked

- name: "Unblock GitLab User"
  community.general.gitlab_user:
    api_url: https://gitlab.example.com/
    api_token: "{{ access_token }}"
    validate_certs: False
    username: myusername
    state: unblocked

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
error
string
failed
the error message returned by the GitLab API

Sample:
400: path is already in use
msg
string
always
Success or failure message

Sample:
Success
result
dictionary
always
json parsed response from the server

user
dictionary
always
API object



Authors

  • Werner Dijkerman (@dj-wasabi)

  • Guillaume Martinez (@Lunik)