community.general.packet_sshkey module – Create/delete an SSH key in Packet host.

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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.packet_sshkey.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • packet-python

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_token

string

Packet API token. You can also supply it in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.

fingerprint

string

Fingerprint of the key which you want to remove.

id

string

UUID of the key which you want to remove.

key

string

Public Key string ({type} {base64 encoded key} {description}).

key_file

path

File with the public key.

label

aliases: name

string

Label for the key. If you keep it empty, it will be read from key string.

state

string

Indicate desired state of the target.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

Examples

# All the examples assume that you have your Packet API token in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.
# You can also pass the api token in module param auth_token.

- name: Create sshkey from string
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    community.general.packet_sshkey:
      key: "{{ lookup('file', 'my_packet_sshkey.pub') }}"

- name: Create sshkey from file
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    community.general.packet_sshkey:
      label: key from file
      key_file: ~/ff.pub

- name: Remove sshkey by id
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    community.general.packet_sshkey:
      state: absent
      id: eef49903-7a09-4ca1-af67-4087c29ab5b6

Return Values

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

Key

Description

changed

boolean

True if a sshkey was created or removed.

Returned: always

Sample: true

sshkeys

list / elements=string

Information about sshkeys that were created/removed.

Returned: always

Sample: [{“fingerprint”: “5c:93:74:7c:ed:07:17:62:28:75:79:23:d6:08:93:46”, “id”: “41d61bd8-3342-428b-a09c-e67bdd18a9b7”, “key”: “ssh-dss 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 tomk@hp2”, “label”: “mynewkey33”}]

Authors

  • Tomas Karasek (@t0mk)