community.general.rax_files module – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Files Containers

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.1.0).

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_files.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Files Containers

Requirements

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

  • pyrax

  • python >= 2.6

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/

clear_meta

boolean

Optionally clear existing metadata when applying metadata to existing containers. Selecting this option is only appropriate when setting type=meta

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

container

string

The container to use for container or metadata operations.

credentials

aliases: creds_file

path

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

env

string

identity_type

string

Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.

Default: "rackspace"

meta

dictionary

A hash of items to set as metadata values on a container

Default: {}

private

boolean

Used to set a container as private, removing it from the CDN. Warning! Private containers, if previously made public, can have live objects available until the TTL on cached objects expires

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

public

boolean

Used to set a container as public, available via the Cloud Files CDN

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

region

string

Region to create an instance in

state

string

Indicate desired state of the resource

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

  • "list"

tenant_id

string

The tenant ID used for authentication.

tenant_name

string

The tenant name used for authentication.

ttl

integer

In seconds, set a container-wide TTL for all objects cached on CDN edge nodes. Setting a TTL is only appropriate for containers that are public

type

string

Type of object to do work on, i.e. metadata object or a container object

Choices:

  • "container" ← (default)

  • "meta"

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

web_error

string

Sets an object to be presented as the HTTP error page when accessed by the CDN URL

web_index

string

Sets an object to be presented as the HTTP index page when accessed by the CDN URL

Notes

Note

  • 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: "Test Cloud Files Containers"
  hosts: local
  gather_facts: false
  tasks:
    - name: "List all containers"
      community.general.rax_files:
        state: list

    - name: "Create container called 'mycontainer'"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer

    - name: "Create container 'mycontainer2' with metadata"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        meta:
          key: value
          file_for: [email protected]

    - name: "Set a container's web index page"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        web_index: index.html

    - name: "Set a container's web error page"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        web_error: error.html

    - name: "Make container public"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        public: true

    - name: "Make container public with a 24 hour TTL"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        public: true
        ttl: 86400

    - name: "Make container private"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        private: true

- name: "Test Cloud Files Containers Metadata Storage"
  hosts: local
  gather_facts: false
  tasks:
    - name: "Get mycontainer2 metadata"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        type: meta

    - name: "Set mycontainer2 metadata"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        type: meta
        meta:
          uploaded_by: [email protected]

    - name: "Remove mycontainer2 metadata"
      community.general.rax_files:
        container: "mycontainer2"
        type: meta
        state: absent
        meta:
          key: ""
          file_for: ""

Authors

  • Paul Durivage (@angstwad)