community.general.rax_dns – Manage domains on Rackspace Cloud DNS

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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.

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

Synopsis

  • Manage domains on Rackspace Cloud DNS

Requirements

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

  • pyrax

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
string
The URI of the authentication service.
If not specified will be set to https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
comment
string
Brief description of the domain. Maximum length of 160 characters
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
email
string
Email address of the domain administrator
env
string
identity_type
string
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
name
string
Domain name to create
region
string
Region to create an instance in.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
tenant_id
string
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
string
The tenant name used for authentication.
ttl
integer
Default:
3600
Time to live of domain in seconds
username
string
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

aliases: verify_ssl

Notes

Note

  • It is recommended that plays utilizing this module be run with serial: 1 to avoid exceeding the API request limit imposed by the Rackspace CloudDNS API

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.

  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating

  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file

  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.

  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating

  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file

  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)

Examples

- name: Create domain
  hosts: all
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Domain create request
      local_action:
        module: rax_dns
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        name: example.org
        email: [email protected]
      register: rax_dns

Authors

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)