community.general.pkg5_publisher module – Manages Solaris 11 Image Packaging System publishers

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 9.0.1).

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.pkg5_publisher.

Synopsis

  • IPS packages are the native packages in Solaris 11 and higher.

  • This modules will configure which publishers a client will download IPS packages from.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

enabled

boolean

Is the repository enabled or disabled?

Choices:

  • false

  • true

mirror

list / elements=string

A path or URL to the repository mirror.

Multiple values may be provided.

name

aliases: publisher

string / required

The publisher’s name.

origin

list / elements=string

A path or URL to the repository.

Multiple values may be provided.

state

string

Whether to ensure that a publisher is present or absent.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

sticky

boolean

Packages installed from a sticky repository can only receive updates from that repository.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

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: Fetch packages for the solaris publisher direct from Oracle
  community.general.pkg5_publisher:
    name: solaris
    sticky: true
    origin: https://pkg.oracle.com/solaris/support/

- name: Configure a publisher for locally-produced packages
  community.general.pkg5_publisher:
    name: site
    origin: 'https://pkg.example.com/site/'

Authors

  • Peter Oliver (@mavit)