community.general.udm_user module – Manage posix users 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_user.

Synopsis

  • This module allows to manage posix users 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

Parameters

Parameter

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birthday

string

Birthday

city

string

City of users business address.

country

string

Country of users business address.

department_number

aliases: departmentNumber

string

Department number of users business address.

description

string

Description (not gecos)

display_name

aliases: displayName

string

Display name (not gecos)

email

list / elements=string

A list of e-mail addresses.

Default: [“”]

employee_number

aliases: employeeNumber

string

Employee number

employee_type

aliases: employeeType

string

Employee type

firstname

string

First name. Required if state=present.

gecos

string

GECOS

groups

list / elements=string

POSIX groups, the LDAP DNs of the groups will be found with the LDAP filter for each group as $GROUP: (&(objectClass=posixGroup(cn=$GROUP))).

Default: []

home_share

aliases: homeShare

string

Home NFS share. Must be a LDAP DN, e.g. cn=home,cn=shares,ou=school,dc=example,dc=com.

home_share_path

aliases: homeSharePath

string

Path to home NFS share, inside the homeShare.

home_telephone_number

aliases: homeTelephoneNumber

list / elements=string

List of private telephone numbers.

Default: []

homedrive

string

Windows home drive, e.g. "H:".

lastname

string

Last name. Required if state=present.

mail_alternative_address

aliases: mailAlternativeAddress

list / elements=string

List of alternative e-mail addresses.

Default: []

mail_home_server

aliases: mailHomeServer

string

FQDN of mail server

mail_primary_address

aliases: mailPrimaryAddress

string

Primary e-mail address

mobile_telephone_number

aliases: mobileTelephoneNumber

list / elements=string

Mobile phone number

Default: []

organisation

aliases: organization

string

Organisation

ou

string

Organizational Unit inside the LDAP Base DN, e.g. school for LDAP OU ou=school,dc=example,dc=com.

Default: “”

overridePWHistory

aliases: override_pw_history

boolean

Override password history

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

overridePWLength

aliases: override_pw_length

boolean

Override password check

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

pager_telephonenumber

aliases: pagerTelephonenumber

list / elements=string

List of pager telephone numbers.

Default: []

password

string

Password. Required if state=present.

phone

list / elements=string

List of telephone numbers.

position

string

Define the whole position of users object inside the LDAP tree, e.g. cn=employee,cn=users,ou=school,dc=example,dc=com.

Default: “”

postcode

string

Postal code of users business address.

primary_group

aliases: primaryGroup

string

Primary group. This must be the group LDAP DN.

If not specified, it defaults to cn=Domain Users,cn=groups,$LDAP_BASE_DN.

profilepath

string

Windows profile directory

pwd_change_next_login

aliases: pwdChangeNextLogin

string

Change password on next login.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

room_number

aliases: roomNumber

string

Room number of users business address.

samba_privileges

aliases: sambaPrivileges

list / elements=string

Samba privilege, like allow printer administration, do domain join.

samba_user_workstations

aliases: sambaUserWorkstations

list / elements=string

Allow the authentication only on this Microsoft Windows host.

sambahome

string

Windows home path, e.g. '\\$FQDN\$USERNAME'.

scriptpath

string

Windows logon script.

secretary

list / elements=string

A list of superiors as LDAP DNs.

Default: []

serviceprovider

list / elements=string

Enable user for the following service providers.

Default: [“”]

shell

string

Login shell

Default: “/bin/bash”

state

string

Whether the user is present or not.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

street

string

Street of users business address.

subpath

string

LDAP subpath inside the organizational unit, e.g. cn=teachers,cn=users for LDAP container cn=teachers,cn=users,dc=example,dc=com.

Default: “cn=users”

title

string

Title, e.g. Prof..

unixhome

string

Unix home directory

If not specified, it defaults to /home/$USERNAME.

update_password

string

always will update passwords if they differ. on_create will only set the password for newly created users.

Choices:

  • always ← (default)

  • on_create

userexpiry

string

Account expiry date, e.g. 1999-12-31.

If not specified, it defaults to the current day plus one year.

username

aliases: name

string / required

User name

Examples

- name: Create a user on a UCS
  community.general.udm_user:
    name: FooBar
    password: secure_password
    firstname: Foo
    lastname: Bar

- name: Create a user with the DN C(uid=foo,cn=teachers,cn=users,ou=school,dc=school,dc=example,dc=com)
  community.general.udm_user:
    name: foo
    password: secure_password
    firstname: Foo
    lastname: Bar
    ou: school
    subpath: 'cn=teachers,cn=users'

# or define the position
- name: Create a user with the DN C(uid=foo,cn=teachers,cn=users,ou=school,dc=school,dc=example,dc=com)
  community.general.udm_user:
    name: foo
    password: secure_password
    firstname: Foo
    lastname: Bar
    position: 'cn=teachers,cn=users,ou=school,dc=school,dc=example,dc=com'

Authors

  • Tobias Rüetschi (@keachi)