community.windows.win_psscript_info – Gather information about installed PowerShell Scripts

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_psscript_info.

Synopsis

  • Gather information about PowerShell Scripts installed via PowerShellGet.

Requirements

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

  • PowerShellGet module

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string
Default:
"*"
The name of the script.
Supports any wildcard pattern supported by Get-InstalledScript.
If omitted then all scripts will returned.
repository
string
The name of the PSRepository the scripts were installed from.
This acts as a filter against the scripts that would be returned based on the name option.
Only scripts installed from a registered repository will be returned.
If the repository was re-registered after script installation with a new SourceLocation, this will not match.

See Also

See also

community.windows.win_psrepository_info

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

community.windows.win_psmodule_info

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

Examples

- name: Get info about all script on the system
  community.windows.win_psscript_info:

- name: Get info about the Test-RPC script
  community.windows.win_psscript_info:
    name: Test-RPC

- name: Get info about test scripts
  community.windows.win_psscript_info:
    name: Test*

- name: Get info about all scripts installed from the PSGallery repository
  community.windows.win_psscript_info:
    repository: PSGallery
  register: gallery_scripts

- name: Update all scripts retrieved from above example
  community.windows.win_psscript:
    name: "{{ item }}"
    state: latest
  loop: "{{ gallery_scripts.scripts | map(attribute=name) }}"

- name: Get info about all scripts on the system
  community.windows.win_psscript_info:
  register: all_scripts

- name: Find scripts installed from a repository that isn't registered now
  set_fact:
    missing_repository_scripts: "{{
      all_scripts
      | json_query('scripts[?repository!=null && repository==repository_source_location].{name: name, version: version, repository: repository}')
      | list
    }}"

- debug:
    var: missing_repository_scripts

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
scripts
list / elements=dictionary
always
A list of installed scripts (or an empty list is there are none).

 
additional_metadata
dictionary
success
Additional metadata included with the script or during publishing of the script.
Many of the fields here are surfaced at the top level with some standardization. The values here may differ slightly as a result.
The field names here vary widely in case, and are not normalized or converted to snake_case.

 
author
string
success
The author of the script.

Sample:
Ryan Ries
 
company_name
string
success
The company name of the script.

Sample:
Microsoft Corporation
 
copyright
string
success
The copyright of the script.

Sample:
Jordan Borean 2017
 
dependencies
list / elements=string
success
The script's dependencies.

 
description
string
success
The description of the script.

Sample:
This scripts tests network connectivity.
 
icon_uri
string
success
The address of the icon of the script.

Sample:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/scripter/script/main/logo.png
 
installed_date
string
success
The date the script was installed.

Sample:
2018-02-14T17:55:34.9620740-05:00
 
installed_location
string
success
The path where the script is installed.

Sample:
C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Scripts
 
license_uri
string
success
The address of the license for the script.

Sample:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/scripter/script/main/LICENSE
 
name
string
success
The name of the script.

Sample:
Test-RPC
 
package_management_provider
string
success
This is the PowerShellGet package management provider used to install the script.

Sample:
NuGet
 
power_shell_get_format_version
string
success
The version of the PowerShellGet specification format.

Sample:
2.0
 
project_uri
string
success
The address of the script's project.

Sample:
https://github.com/scripter/script
 
published_date
string
success
The date the script was published.

Sample:
2017-03-15T04:18:09.0000000
 
release_notes
string
success
The script's release notes. This is a free text field and no specific format should be assumed.

Sample:
## 1.5.5 - Add optional param for detailed info ## 1.4.7 - Bug fix for deadlock when getting parameters in an event ## 1.1.4 - Bug fix when installing package from private feeds
 
repository
string
success
The PSRepository where the script was installed from.
This value is not historical. It depends on the PSRepositories that are registered now for the current user.
The repository_source_location must match the current source location of a registered repository to get a repository name.
If there is no match, then this value will match repository_source_location.

Sample:
PSGallery
 
repository_source_location
string
success
The source location of the repository where the script was installed from.

Sample:
https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2
 
tags
list / elements=string
success
The tags defined in the script's AdditionalMetadata.

Sample:
['networking', 'serialization', 'git', 'dsc']
 
updated_date
string
success
The date the script was last updated.

Sample:
2019-12-31T09:20:02.0000000
 
version
string
success
The script version.

Sample:
1.2.3


Authors

  • Brian Scholer (@briantist)