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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 8.4.0).

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.rax_dns.

DEPRECATED

Removed in:

version 9.0.0

Why:

This module relies on the deprecated package pyrax.

Alternative:

Use the Openstack modules instead.

Synopsis

  • Manage domains on Rackspace Cloud DNS

Aliases: cloud.rackspace.rax_dns

Requirements

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

  • pyrax

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_key

aliases: password

string

Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

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

aliases: creds_file

path

File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

email

string

Email address of the domain administrator

env

string

identity_type

string

Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.

Default: "rackspace"

name

string

Domain name to create

region

string

Region to create an instance in.

state

string

Indicate desired state of the resource

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

tenant_id

string

The tenant ID used for authentication.

tenant_name

string

The tenant name used for authentication.

ttl

integer

Time to live of domain in seconds

Default: 3600

username

string

Rackspace username, overrides credentials.

validate_certs

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

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.

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 point 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

Status

  • This module will be removed in version 9.0.0. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)