community.general.mssql_db – Add or remove MSSQL databases from a remote host.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

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

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

Synopsis

  • Add or remove MSSQL databases from a remote host.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • pymssql

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
autocommit
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Automatically commit the change only if the import succeed. Sometimes it is necessary to use autocommit=true, since some content can't be changed within a transaction.
login_host
string
Host running the database
login_password
string
The password used to authenticate with
login_port
string
Default:
1433
Port of the MSSQL server. Requires login_host be defined as other than localhost if login_port is used
login_user
string
The username used to authenticate with
name
string / required
name of the database to add or remove

aliases: db
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • import
The database state
target
string
Location, on the remote host, of the dump file to read from or write to. Uncompressed SQL files (.sql) files are supported.

Notes

Note

  • Requires the pymssql Python package on the remote host. For Ubuntu, this is as easy as pip install pymssql (See ansible.builtin.pip.)

Examples

- name: Create a new database with name 'jackdata'
  community.general.mssql_db:
    name: jackdata
    state: present

# Copy database dump file to remote host and restore it to database 'my_db'
- name: Copy database dump file to remote host
  ansible.builtin.copy:
    src: dump.sql
    dest: /tmp

- name: Restore the dump file to database 'my_db'
  community.general.mssql_db:
    name: my_db
    state: import
    target: /tmp/dump.sql

Authors

  • Vedit Firat Arig (@vedit)