community.general.rax_files – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Files Containers

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_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 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/
clear_meta
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Optionally clear existing metadata when applying metadata to existing containers. Selecting this option is only appropriate when setting type=meta
container
string
The container to use for container or metadata operations.
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
env
string
identity_type
string
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
meta
dictionary
A hash of items to set as metadata values on a container
private
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
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
public
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Used to set a container as public, available via the Cloud Files CDN
region
string
Region to create an instance in
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • list
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
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
    Choices:
  • container ←
  • meta
Type of object to do work on, i.e. metadata object or a container object
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
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: no
  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: yes

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

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

- name: "Test Cloud Files Containers Metadata Storage"
  hosts: local
  gather_facts: no
  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)