community.general.manageiq_group module – Management of groups in ManageIQ.

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.manageiq_group.

Synopsis

  • The manageiq_group module supports adding, updating and deleting groups in ManageIQ.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

belongsto_filters

list / elements=string

A list of strings with a reference to the allowed host, cluster or folder

belongsto_filters_merge_mode

string

In merge mode existing settings are merged with the supplied belongsto_filters.

In replace mode current values are replaced with the supplied belongsto_filters.

Choices:

  • merge

  • replace ← (default)

description

string / required

The group description.

managed_filters

dictionary

The tag values per category

managed_filters_merge_mode

string

In merge mode existing categories are kept or updated, new categories are added.

In replace mode all categories will be replaced with the supplied managed_filters.

Choices:

  • merge

  • replace ← (default)

manageiq_connection

dictionary

ManageIQ connection configuration information.

ca_cert

aliases: ca_bundle_path

string

The path to a CA bundle file or directory with certificates. defaults to None.

password

string

ManageIQ password. MIQ_PASSWORD env var if set. otherwise, required if no token is passed in.

token

string

ManageIQ token. MIQ_TOKEN env var if set. otherwise, required if no username or password is passed in.

url

string

ManageIQ environment url. MIQ_URL env var if set. otherwise, it is required to pass it.

username

string

ManageIQ username. MIQ_USERNAME env var if set. otherwise, required if no token is passed in.

validate_certs

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

Whether SSL certificates should be verified for HTTPS requests. defaults to True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

role

string

The the group role name

The role_id has precedence over the role when supplied.

role_id

integer

The the group role id

state

string

absent - group should not exist, present - group should be.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

tenant

string

The tenant for the group identified by the tenant name.

The tenant_id has precedence over the tenant when supplied.

Tenant names are case sensitive.

tenant_id

integer

The tenant for the group identified by the tenant id.

Examples

- name: Create a group in ManageIQ with the role EvmRole-user and tenant 'my_tenant'
  community.general.manageiq_group:
    description: 'MyGroup-user'
    role: 'EvmRole-user'
    tenant: 'my_tenant'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'https://manageiq_server'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Create a group in ManageIQ with the role EvmRole-user and tenant with tenant_id 4
  community.general.manageiq_group:
    description: 'MyGroup-user'
    role: 'EvmRole-user'
    tenant_id: 4
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'https://manageiq_server'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name:
  - Create or update a group in ManageIQ with the role EvmRole-user and tenant my_tenant.
  - Apply 3 prov_max_cpu and 2 department tags to the group.
  - Limit access to a cluster for the group.
  community.general.manageiq_group:
    description: 'MyGroup-user'
    role: 'EvmRole-user'
    tenant: my_tenant
    managed_filters:
      prov_max_cpu:
      - '1'
      - '2'
      - '4'
      department:
      - defense
      - engineering
    managed_filters_merge_mode: replace
    belongsto_filters:
    - "/belongsto/ExtManagementSystem|ProviderName/EmsFolder|Datacenters/EmsFolder|dc_name/EmsFolder|host/EmsCluster|Cluster name"
    belongsto_filters_merge_mode: merge
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'https://manageiq_server'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Delete a group in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_group:
    state: 'absent'
    description: 'MyGroup-user'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'

- name: Delete a group in ManageIQ using a token
  community.general.manageiq_group:
    state: 'absent'
    description: 'MyGroup-user'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      token: 'sometoken'

Return Values

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

Key

Description

group

complex

The group.

Returned: success

belongsto_filters

list / elements=string

A list of strings with a reference to the allowed host, cluster or folder

Returned: success

created_on

string

Group creation date

Returned: success

Sample: “2018-08-12T08:37:55+00:00”

description

string

The group description

Returned: success

group_type

string

The group type, system or user

Returned: success

id

integer

The group id

Returned: success

managed_filters

dictionary

The tag values per category

Returned: success

role

string

The group role name

Returned: success

tenant

string

The group tenant name

Returned: success

updated_on

integer

Group update date

Returned: success

Sample: “2018-08-12T08:37:55+00:00”

Authors

  • Evert Mulder (@evertmulder)