community.general.openwrt_init module – Manage services on OpenWrt

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.openwrt_init.

Synopsis

  • Controls OpenWrt services on remote hosts.

Requirements

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

  • An OpenWrt system (with python)

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

enabled

boolean

Whether the service should start on boot. At least one of state and enabled are required.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

name

aliases: service

string / required

Name of the service.

pattern

string

If the service does not respond to the ‘running’ command, name a substring to look for as would be found in the output of the ps command as a stand-in for a ‘running’ result. If the string is found, the service will be assumed to be running.

state

string

started/stopped are idempotent actions that will not run commands unless necessary. restarted will always bounce the service. reloaded will always reload.

Choices:

  • "started"

  • "stopped"

  • "restarted"

  • "reloaded"

Notes

Note

  • One option other than name is required.

Examples

- name: Start service httpd, if not running
  community.general.openwrt_init:
    state: started
    name: httpd

- name: Stop service cron, if running
  community.general.openwrt_init:
    name: cron
    state: stopped

- name: Reload service httpd, in all cases
  community.general.openwrt_init:
    name: httpd
    state: reloaded

- name: Enable service httpd
  community.general.openwrt_init:
    name: httpd
    enabled: true

Authors

  • Andrew Gaffney (@agaffney)