community.general.manageiq_user – Management of users in ManageIQ.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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.manageiq_user.

Synopsis

  • The manageiq_user module supports adding, updating and deleting users in ManageIQ.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
email
string
The users' E-mail address.
group
string
The name of the group to which the user belongs.
manageiq_connection
dictionary
ManageIQ connection configuration information.
ca_cert
string
The path to a CA bundle file or directory with certificates. defaults to None.

aliases: ca_bundle_path
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
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether SSL certificates should be verified for HTTPS requests. defaults to True.

aliases: verify_ssl
name
string
The users' full name.
password
string
The users' password.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
absent - user should not exist, present - user should be.
update_password
string
    Choices:
  • always ←
  • on_create
always will update passwords unconditionally. on_create will only set the password for a newly created user.
userid
string / required
The unique userid in manageiq, often mentioned as username.

Examples

- name: Create a new user in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    userid: 'jdoe'
    name: 'Jane Doe'
    password: 'VerySecret'
    group: 'EvmGroup-user'
    email: '[email protected]'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Create a new user in ManageIQ using a token
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    userid: 'jdoe'
    name: 'Jane Doe'
    password: 'VerySecret'
    group: 'EvmGroup-user'
    email: '[email protected]'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      token: 'sometoken'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Delete a user in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    state: 'absent'
    userid: 'jdoe'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Delete a user in ManageIQ using a token
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    state: 'absent'
    userid: 'jdoe'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      token: 'sometoken'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Update email of user in ManageIQ
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    userid: 'jdoe'
    email: '[email protected]'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      validate_certs: False

- name: Update email of user in ManageIQ using a token
  community.general.manageiq_user:
    userid: 'jdoe'
    email: '[email protected]'
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      token: 'sometoken'
      validate_certs: False

Authors

  • Daniel Korn (@dkorn)