community.general.keyring – grab secrets from the OS keyring

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.7.0).

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

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

Synopsis

  • Allows you to access data stored in the OS provided keyring/keychain.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this lookup.

  • keyring (python library)

Examples

- name : output secrets to screen (BAD IDEA)
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "Password: {{item}}"
  with_community.general.keyring:
    - 'servicename username'

- name: access mysql with password from keyring
  mysql_db: login_password={{lookup('community.general.keyring','mysql joe')}} login_user=joe

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
_raw
list / elements=string
success
Secrets stored.



Authors