community.general.ipa_hbacrule module – Manage FreeIPA HBAC rule

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_hbacrule.

Synopsis

  • Add, modify or delete an IPA HBAC rule using IPA API.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cn

aliases: name

string / required

Canonical name.

Can not be changed as it is the unique identifier.

description

string

Description

host

list / elements=string

List of host names to assign.

If an empty list is passed all hosts will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted hosts will not be checked or changed.

hostcategory

string

Host category

Choices:

  • all

hostgroup

list / elements=string

List of hostgroup names to assign.

If an empty list is passed all hostgroups will be removed. from the rule

If option is omitted hostgroups will not be checked or changed.

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”

service

list / elements=string

List of service names to assign.

If an empty list is passed all services will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted services will not be checked or changed.

servicecategory

string

Service category

Choices:

  • all

servicegroup

list / elements=string

List of service group names to assign.

If an empty list is passed all assigned service groups will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted service groups will not be checked or changed.

sourcehost

list / elements=string

List of source host names to assign.

If an empty list if passed all assigned source hosts will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted source hosts will not be checked or changed.

sourcehostcategory

string

Source host category

Choices:

  • all

sourcehostgroup

list / elements=string

List of source host group names to assign.

If an empty list if passed all assigned source host groups will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted source host groups will not be checked or changed.

state

string

State to ensure

Choices:

  • absent

  • disabled

  • enabled

  • present ← (default)

user

list / elements=string

List of user names to assign.

If an empty list if passed all assigned users will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted users will not be checked or changed.

usercategory

string

User category

Choices:

  • all

usergroup

list / elements=string

List of user group names to assign.

If an empty list if passed all assigned user groups will be removed from the rule.

If option is omitted user groups will not be checked or changed.

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 rule to allow all users to access any host from any host
  community.general.ipa_hbacrule:
    name: allow_all
    description: Allow all users to access any host from any host
    hostcategory: all
    servicecategory: all
    usercategory: all
    state: present
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

- name: Ensure rule with certain limitations
  community.general.ipa_hbacrule:
    name: allow_all_developers_access_to_db
    description: Allow all developers to access any database from any host
    hostgroup:
    - db-server
    usergroup:
    - developers
    state: present
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

- name: Ensure rule is absent
  community.general.ipa_hbacrule:
    name: rule_to_be_deleted
    state: absent
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

Return Values

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

Key

Description

hbacrule

dictionary

HBAC rule as returned by IPA API.

Returned: always

Authors

  • Thomas Krahn (@Nosmoht)