community.general.udm_dns_record module – Manage dns entries on a univention corporate server

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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.udm_dns_record.

Synopsis

  • This module allows to manage dns records on a univention corporate server (UCS). It uses the python API of the UCS to create a new object or edit it.

Requirements

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

  • Python >= 2.6

  • Univention

  • ipaddress (for type=ptr_record)

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

data

dictionary

Additional data for this record, e.g. [‘a’: ‘192.0.2.1’]. Required if state=present.

Default: {}

name

string / required

Name of the record, this is also the DNS record. E.g. www for www.example.com.

For PTR records this has to be the IP address.

state

string

Whether the dns record is present or not.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

type

string / required

Define the record type. host_record is a A or AAAA record, alias is a CNAME, ptr_record is a PTR record, srv_record is a SRV record and txt_record is a TXT record.

The available choices are: host_record, alias, ptr_record, srv_record, txt_record.

zone

string / required

Corresponding DNS zone for this record, e.g. example.com.

For PTR records this has to be the full reverse zone (for example 1.1.192.in-addr.arpa).

Examples

- name: Create a DNS record on a UCS
  community.general.udm_dns_record:
    name: www
    zone: example.com
    type: host_record
    data:
      a:
         - 192.0.2.1
         - 2001:0db8::42

- name: Create a DNS v4 PTR record on a UCS
  community.general.udm_dns_record:
    name: 192.0.2.1
    zone: 2.0.192.in-addr.arpa
    type: ptr_record
    data:
      ptr_record: "www.example.com."

- name: Create a DNS v6 PTR record on a UCS
  community.general.udm_dns_record:
    name: 2001:db8:0:0:0:ff00:42:8329
    zone: 2.4.0.0.0.0.f.f.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.8.b.d.0.1.0.0.2.ip6.arpa
    type: ptr_record
    data:
      ptr_record: "www.example.com."

Authors

  • Tobias Rüetschi (@keachi)