community.general.ipa_config module – Manage Global FreeIPA Configuration Settings

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.ipa_config.

Synopsis

  • Modify global configuration settings of a FreeIPA Server.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

ipa_host

string

IP or hostname of IPA server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_HOST will be used instead.

If both the environment variable IPA_HOST and the value are not specified in the task, then DNS will be used to try to discover the FreeIPA server.

The relevant entry needed in FreeIPA is the ‘ipa-ca’ entry.

If neither the DNS entry, nor the environment IPA_HOST, nor the value are available in the task, then the default value will be used.

Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.

Default: “ipa.example.com”

ipa_pass

string

Password of administrative user.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PASS will be used instead.

Note that if the ‘urllib_gssapi’ library is available, it is possible to use GSSAPI to authenticate to FreeIPA.

If the environment variable KRB5CCNAME is available, the module will use this kerberos credentials cache to authenticate to the FreeIPA server.

If the environment variable KRB5_CLIENT_KTNAME is available, and KRB5CCNAME is not; the module will use this kerberos keytab to authenticate.

If GSSAPI is not available, the usage of ‘ipa_pass’ is required.

Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.

ipa_port

integer

Port of FreeIPA / IPA server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PORT will be used instead.

If both the environment variable IPA_PORT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.

Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.

Default: 443

ipa_prot

string

Protocol used by IPA server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PROT will be used instead.

If both the environment variable IPA_PROT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.

Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.

Choices:

  • http

  • https ← (default)

ipa_timeout

integer

Specifies idle timeout (in seconds) for the connection.

For bulk operations, you may want to increase this in order to avoid timeout from IPA server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT will be used instead.

If both the environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.

Default: 10

ipa_user

string

Administrative account used on IPA server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_USER will be used instead.

If both the environment variable IPA_USER and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.

Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.

Default: “admin”

ipaconfigstring

aliases: configstring

list / elements=string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Extra hashes to generate in password plug-in.

Choices:

  • AllowNThash

  • KDC:Disable Last Success

  • KDC:Disable Lockout

  • KDC:Disable Default Preauth for SPNs

ipadefaultemaildomain

aliases: emaildomain

string

Default e-mail domain for new users.

ipadefaultloginshell

aliases: loginshell

string

Default shell for new users.

ipadefaultprimarygroup

aliases: primarygroup

string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Default group for new users.

ipagroupsearchfields

aliases: groupsearchfields

list / elements=string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

A list of fields to search in when searching for groups.

ipahomesrootdir

aliases: homesrootdir

string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Default location of home directories.

ipakrbauthzdata

aliases: krbauthzdata

list / elements=string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Default types of PAC supported for services.

Choices:

  • MS-PAC

  • PAD

  • nfs:NONE

ipamaxusernamelength

aliases: maxusernamelength

integer

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Maximum length of usernames.

ipapwdexpadvnotify

aliases: pwdexpadvnotify

integer

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Notice of impending password expiration, in days.

ipasearchrecordslimit

aliases: searchrecordslimit

integer

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Maximum number of records to search (-1 or 0 is unlimited).

ipasearchtimelimit

aliases: searchtimelimit

integer

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

Maximum amount of time (seconds) for a search (-1 or 0 is unlimited).

ipaselinuxusermaporder

aliases: selinuxusermaporder

list / elements=string

added in 3.7.0 of community.general

The SELinux user map order (order in increasing priority of SELinux users).

ipauserauthtype

aliases: userauthtype

list / elements=string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

The authentication type to use by default.

Choices:

  • password

  • radius

  • otp

  • pkinit

  • hardened

  • disabled

ipausersearchfields

aliases: usersearchfields

list / elements=string

added in 2.5.0 of community.general

A list of fields to search in when searching for users.

validate_certs

boolean

This only applies if ipa_prot is https.

If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Ensure password plugin features DC:Disable Last Success and KDC:Disable Lockout are enabled
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipaconfigstring: ["KDC:Disable Last Success", "KDC:Disable Lockout"]
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the default login shell is bash
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipadefaultloginshell: /bin/bash
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the default e-mail domain is ansible.com
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipadefaultemaildomain: ansible.com
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the default primary group is set to ipausers
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipadefaultprimarygroup: ipausers
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the group search fields are set to 'cn,description'
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipagroupsearchfields: ['cn', 'description']
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the home directory location is set to /home
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipahomesrootdir: /home
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the default types of PAC supported for services is set to MS-PAC and PAD
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipakrbauthzdata: ["MS-PAC", "PAD"]
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the maximum user name length is set to 32
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipamaxusernamelength: 32
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the password expiration notice is set to 4 days
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipapwdexpadvnotify: 4
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the search record limit is set to 100
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipasearchrecordslimit: 100
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the search time limit is set to 2 seconds
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipasearchtimelimit: 2
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the default user auth type is password
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipauserauthtype: ['password']
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the user search fields is set to 'uid,givenname,sn,ou,title'
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipausersearchfields: ['uid', 'givenname', 'sn', 'ou', 'title']
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

- name: Ensure the SELinux user map order is set
  community.general.ipa_config:
    ipaselinuxusermaporder:
      - "guest_u:s0"
      - "xguest_u:s0"
      - "user_u:s0"
      - "staff_u:s0-s0:c0.c1023"
      - "unconfined_u:s0-s0:c0.c1023"
    ipa_host: localhost
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: supersecret

Return Values

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

Key

Description

config

dictionary

Configuration as returned by IPA API.

Returned: always

Authors

  • Fran Fitzpatrick (@fxfitz)