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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 8.4.0).

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. 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_user.

Synopsis

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

Aliases: remote_management.manageiq.manageiq_user

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

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

aliases: ca_bundle_path

string

The path to a CA bundle file or directory with certificates.

password

string

ManageIQ password. MIQ_PASSWORD environment variable if set. Otherwise, required if no token is passed in.

token

string

ManageIQ token. MIQ_TOKEN environment variable if set. Otherwise, required if no username or password is passed in.

url

string

ManageIQ environment URL. MIQ_URL environment variable if set. Otherwise, it is required to pass it.

username

string

ManageIQ username. MIQ_USERNAME environment variable 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.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

name

string

The users’ full name.

password

string

The users’ password.

state

string

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

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

update_password

string

always will update passwords unconditionally. on_create will only set the password for a newly created user.

Choices:

  • "always" ← (default)

  • "on_create"

userid

string / required

The unique userid in manageiq, often mentioned as username.

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: none

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: none

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

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  # only do this when you trust the network!

- 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  # only do this when you trust the network!

- 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  # only do this when you trust the network!

- 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  # only do this when you trust the network!

- 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  # only do this when you trust the network!

- 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  # only do this when you trust the network!

Authors

  • Daniel Korn (@dkorn)