community.general.webfaction_site – Add or remove a website on a Webfaction host

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.7.0).

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

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

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
host
string / required
The webfaction host on which the site should be created.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not to use HTTPS
login_name
string / required
The webfaction account to use
login_password
string / required
The webfaction password to use
name
string / required
The name of the website
site_apps
list / elements=list
Default:
[]
A mapping of URLs to apps
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the website should exist
subdomains
list / elements=string
Default:
[]
A list of subdomains associated with this site.

Notes

Note

  • Sadly, you do need to know your webfaction hostname for the host parameter. But at least, unlike the API, you don’t need to know the IP address. You can use a DNS name.

  • If a site of the same name exists in the account but on a different host, the operation will exit.

  • You can run playbooks that use this on a local machine, or on a Webfaction host, or elsewhere, since the scripts use the remote webfaction API. The location is not important. However, running them on multiple hosts simultaneously is best avoided. If you don’t specify localhost as your host, you may want to add serial: 1 to the plays.

  • See the webfaction API for more info.

Examples

- name: Create website
  community.general.webfaction_site:
    name: testsite1
    state: present
    host: myhost.webfaction.com
    subdomains:
      - 'testsite1.my_domain.org'
    site_apps:
      - ['testapp1', '/']
    https: no
    login_name: "{{webfaction_user}}"
    login_password: "{{webfaction_passwd}}"

Authors

  • Quentin Stafford-Fraser (@quentinsf)