community.general.jenkins_job module – Manage jenkins jobs

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.jenkins_job.

Synopsis

  • Manage Jenkins jobs by using Jenkins REST API.

Requirements

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

  • python-jenkins >= 0.4.12

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

config

string

config in XML format.

Required if job does not yet exist.

Mutually exclusive with enabled.

Considered if state=present.

enabled

boolean

Whether the job should be enabled or disabled.

Mutually exclusive with config.

Considered if state=present.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

name

string / required

Name of the Jenkins job.

password

string

Password to authenticate with the Jenkins server.

state

string

Attribute that specifies if the job has to be created or deleted.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

token

string

API token used to authenticate alternatively to password.

url

string

URL where the Jenkins server is accessible.

Default: “http://localhost:8080”

user

string

User to authenticate with the Jenkins server.

validate_certs

boolean

added in 2.3.0 of community.general

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 as it avoids verifying the source site.

The python-jenkins library only handles this by using the environment variable PYTHONHTTPSVERIFY.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Create a jenkins job using basic authentication
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    config: "{{ lookup('file', 'templates/test.xml') }}"
    name: test
    password: admin
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

- name: Create a jenkins job using the token
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    config: "{{ lookup('template', 'templates/test.xml.j2') }}"
    name: test
    token: asdfasfasfasdfasdfadfasfasdfasdfc
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

- name: Delete a jenkins job using basic authentication
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    name: test
    password: admin
    state: absent
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

- name: Delete a jenkins job using the token
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    name: test
    token: asdfasfasfasdfasdfadfasfasdfasdfc
    state: absent
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

- name: Disable a jenkins job using basic authentication
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    name: test
    password: admin
    enabled: False
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

- name: Disable a jenkins job using the token
  community.general.jenkins_job:
    name: test
    token: asdfasfasfasdfasdfadfasfasdfasdfc
    enabled: False
    url: http://localhost:8080
    user: admin

Return Values

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

Key

Description

enabled

boolean

Whether the jenkins job is enabled or not.

Returned: success

Sample: true

name

string

Name of the jenkins job.

Returned: success

Sample: “test-job”

state

string

State of the jenkins job.

Returned: success

Sample: “present”

url

string

Url to connect to the Jenkins server.

Returned: success

Sample:https://jenkins.mydomain.com

user

string

User used for authentication.

Returned: success

Sample: “admin”

Authors

  • Sergio Millan Rodriguez (@sermilrod)