community.general.rax_identity – Load Rackspace Cloud Identity

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • Verifies Rackspace Cloud credentials and returns identity information

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • pyrax

Parameters

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

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
string
Default:
"https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/"
The URI of the authentication service.
credentials
string
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.
region
string
Default:
"DFW"
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.
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

  • 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: Load Rackspace Cloud Identity
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Load Identity
      local_action:
        module: rax_identity
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: DFW
      register: rackspace_identity

Authors

  • Christopher H. Laco (@claco)

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)