community.general.keycloak_role module – Allows administration of Keycloak roles via Keycloak API

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.keycloak_role.

New in version 3.4.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to add, remove or modify Keycloak roles via the Keycloak REST API. It requires access to the REST API via OpenID Connect; the user connecting and the client being used must have the requisite access rights. In a default Keycloak installation, admin-cli and an admin user would work, as would a separate client definition with the scope tailored to your needs and a user having the expected roles.

  • The names of module options are snake_cased versions of the camelCase ones found in the Keycloak API and its documentation at https://www.keycloak.org/docs-api/8.0/rest-api/index.html.

  • Attributes are multi-valued in the Keycloak API. All attributes are lists of individual values and will be returned that way by this module. You may pass single values for attributes when calling the module, and this will be translated into a list suitable for the API.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

attributes

dictionary

A dict of key/value pairs to set as custom attributes for the role.

Values may be single values (e.g. a string) or a list of strings.

auth_client_id

string

OpenID Connect client_id to authenticate to the API with.

Default: “admin-cli”

auth_client_secret

string

Client Secret to use in conjunction with auth_client_id (if required).

auth_keycloak_url

aliases: url

string / required

URL to the Keycloak instance.

auth_password

aliases: password

string

Password to authenticate for API access with.

auth_realm

string

Keycloak realm name to authenticate to for API access.

auth_username

aliases: username

string

Username to authenticate for API access with.

client_id

string

If the role is a client role, the client id under which it resides.

If this parameter is absent, the role is considered a realm role.

connection_timeout

integer

added in 4.5.0 of community.general

Controls the HTTP connections timeout period (in seconds) to Keycloak API.

Default: 10

description

string

The role description.

http_agent

string

added in 5.4.0 of community.general

Configures the HTTP User-Agent header.

Default: “Ansible”

name

string / required

Name of the role.

This parameter is required.

realm

string

The Keycloak realm under which this role resides.

Default: “master”

state

string

State of the role.

On present, the role will be created if it does not yet exist, or updated with the parameters you provide.

On absent, the role will be removed if it exists.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

token

string

added in 3.0.0 of community.general

Authentication token for Keycloak API.

validate_certs

boolean

Verify TLS certificates (do not disable this in production).

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Create a Keycloak realm role, authentication with credentials
  community.general.keycloak_role:
    name: my-new-kc-role
    realm: MyCustomRealm
    state: present
    auth_client_id: admin-cli
    auth_keycloak_url: https://auth.example.com/auth
    auth_realm: master
    auth_username: USERNAME
    auth_password: PASSWORD
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create a Keycloak realm role, authentication with token
  community.general.keycloak_role:
    name: my-new-kc-role
    realm: MyCustomRealm
    state: present
    auth_client_id: admin-cli
    auth_keycloak_url: https://auth.example.com/auth
    token: TOKEN
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create a Keycloak client role
  community.general.keycloak_role:
    name: my-new-kc-role
    realm: MyCustomRealm
    client_id: MyClient
    state: present
    auth_client_id: admin-cli
    auth_keycloak_url: https://auth.example.com/auth
    auth_realm: master
    auth_username: USERNAME
    auth_password: PASSWORD
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Delete a Keycloak role
  community.general.keycloak_role:
    name: my-role-for-deletion
    state: absent
    auth_client_id: admin-cli
    auth_keycloak_url: https://auth.example.com/auth
    auth_realm: master
    auth_username: USERNAME
    auth_password: PASSWORD
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create a keycloak role with some custom attributes
  community.general.keycloak_role:
    auth_client_id: admin-cli
    auth_keycloak_url: https://auth.example.com/auth
    auth_realm: master
    auth_username: USERNAME
    auth_password: PASSWORD
    name: my-new-role
    attributes:
        attrib1: value1
        attrib2: value2
        attrib3:
            - with
            - numerous
            - individual
            - list
            - items
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key

Description

end_state

dictionary

Representation of role after module execution (sample is truncated).

Returned: on success

Sample: {“attributes”: {}, “clientRole”: true, “composite”: false, “containerId”: “9f03eb61-a826-4771-a9fd-930e06d2d36a”, “description”: “My updated client test role”, “id”: “561703dd-0f38-45ff-9a5a-0c978f794547”, “name”: “myrole”}

existing

dictionary

Representation of existing role.

Returned: always

Sample: {“attributes”: {}, “clientRole”: true, “composite”: false, “containerId”: “9f03eb61-a826-4771-a9fd-930e06d2d36a”, “description”: “My client test role”, “id”: “561703dd-0f38-45ff-9a5a-0c978f794547”, “name”: “myrole”}

msg

string

Message as to what action was taken.

Returned: always

Sample: “Role myrole has been updated”

proposed

dictionary

Representation of proposed role.

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “My updated test description”}

Authors

  • Laurent Paumier (@laurpaum)