community.windows.win_iis_webapplication – Configures IIS web applications

Note

This plugin is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.6.0).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.windows.win_iis_webapplication.

Synopsis

  • Creates, removes, and configures IIS web applications.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
application_pool
string
The application pool in which the new site executes.
If not specified, the application pool of the current website will be used.
connect_as
string
    Choices:
  • pass_through
  • specific_user
The type of authentication to use for this application. Either pass_through or specific_user
If pass_through, IIS will use the identity of the user or application pool identity to access the file system or network.
If specific_user, IIS will use the credentials provided in username and password to access the file system or network.
name
string / required
Name of the web application.
password
string
The password associated with username.
Required when connect_as is set to specific_user.
physical_path
string
The physical path on the remote host to use for the new application.
The specified folder must already exist.
site
string / required
Name of the site on which the application is created.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
State of the web application.
username
string
Specifies the user name of an account that can access configuration files and content for this application.
Required when connect_as is set to specific_user.

See Also

See also

community.windows.win_iis_virtualdirectory

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_iis_virtualdirectory module.

community.windows.win_iis_webapppool

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_iis_webapppool module.

community.windows.win_iis_webbinding

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_iis_webbinding module.

community.windows.win_iis_website

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_iis_website module.

Examples

- name: Add ACME webapplication on IIS.
  community.windows.win_iis_webapplication:
    name: api
    site: acme
    state: present
    physical_path: C:\apps\acme\api

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
application_pool
string
success
The used/implemented application_pool value.

Sample:
DefaultAppPool
connect_as
string
when the application exists
How IIS will try to authenticate to the physical_path.

Sample:
specific_user
physical_path
string
success
The used/implemented physical_path value.

Sample:
C:\apps\acme\api


Authors

  • Henrik Wallström (@henrikwallstrom)