community.google.gcp_storage_file – Return GC Storage content

Note

This plugin is part of the community.google collection (version 1.0.0).

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.google.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.google.gcp_storage_file.

Synopsis

  • This lookup returns the contents from a file residing on Google Cloud Storage

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this lookup.

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
bucket
string
The name of the bucket.
env_type
string
Specifies which Ansible environment you're running this module within.
This should not be set unless you know what you're doing.
This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
scopes
list / elements=string
Array of scopes to be used.
service_account_contents
jsonarg
The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.
service_account_email
string
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
path
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
src
string
Source location of file (may be local machine or cloud depending on action).

Notes

Note

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_file using the c(gcp_service_account_file) env variable.

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the c(GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS) env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.

  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.

  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: |
         the value of foo.txt is {{ lookup('community.google.gcp_storage_file',
         bucket='gcp-bucket', src='mydir/foo.txt', project='project-name',
         auth_kind='serviceaccount', service_account_file='/tmp/myserviceaccountfile.json') }}

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this lookup:

Key Returned Description
_raw
list / elements=string
success
base64 encoded file content



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