community.general.manageiq_policies module – Management of resource policy_profiles in ManageIQ

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.3.0).

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

Synopsis

  • The manageiq_policies module supports adding and deleting policy_profiles in ManageIQ.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

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:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

policy_profiles

list / elements=dictionary

List of dictionaries, each includes the policy_profile name key.

Required if state is present or absent.

resource_id

integer

added in community.general 2.2.0

The ID of the resource to which the profile should be [un]assigned.

Must be specified if resource_name is not set. Both options are mutually exclusive.

resource_name

string

The name of the resource to which the profile should be [un]assigned.

Must be specified if resource_id is not set. Both options are mutually exclusive.

resource_type

string / required

The type of the resource to which the profile should be [un]assigned.

Choices:

  • "provider"

  • "host"

  • "vm"

  • "blueprint"

  • "category"

  • "cluster"

  • "data store"

  • "group"

  • "resource pool"

  • "service"

  • "service template"

  • "template"

  • "tenant"

  • "user"

state

string

absent - policy_profiles should not exist,

present - policy_profiles should exist,

list - list current policy_profiles and policies. This state is deprecated and will be removed 8.0.0. Please use the module community.general.manageiq_policies_info instead.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "list"

Examples

- name: Assign new policy_profile for a provider in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_policies:
    resource_name: 'EngLab'
    resource_type: 'provider'
    policy_profiles:
      - name: openscap profile
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: false

- name: Unassign a policy_profile for a provider in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_policies:
    state: absent
    resource_name: 'EngLab'
    resource_type: 'provider'
    policy_profiles:
      - name: openscap profile
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: false

- name: List current policy_profile and policies for a provider in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_policies:
    state: list
    resource_name: 'EngLab'
    resource_type: 'provider'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: false

Return Values

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

Key

Description

manageiq_policies

dictionary

List current policy_profile and policies for a provider in ManageIQ

Returned: always

Sample: {"changed": false, "profiles": [{"policies": [{"active": true, "description": "OpenSCAP", "name": "openscap policy"}, {"active": true, "description": "Analyse incoming container images", "name": "analyse incoming container images"}, {"active": true, "description": "Schedule compliance after smart state analysis", "name": "schedule compliance after smart state analysis"}], "profile_description": "OpenSCAP profile", "profile_name": "openscap profile"}]}

Authors

  • Daniel Korn (@dkorn)