containers.podman.podman_login module – Login to a container registry using podman

Note

This module is part of the containers.podman collection (version 1.9.4).

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 containers.podman.

To use it in a playbook, specify: containers.podman.podman_login.

Synopsis

  • Login to a container registry server using the podman login command If the registry is not specified, the first registry under [registries.search] from registries.conf `will be used. The path of the authentication file can be overridden by the user by setting the `authfile flag. The default path used is ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json.

Requirements

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

  • Podman installed on host

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

authfile

path

Path of the authentication file. Default is ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json You can also override the default path of the authentication file by setting the REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE environment variable. export REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE=path

certdir

path

Use certificates at path (*.crt, *.cert, *.key) to connect to the registry. Default certificates directory is /etc/containers/certs.d.

executable

string

Path to podman executable if it is not in the $PATH on the machine running podman

Default: “podman”

password

string / required

Password for the registry server.

registry

string

Registry server. If the registry is not specified, the first registry under [registries.search] from registries.conf will be used.

tlsverify

boolean

Require HTTPS and verify certificates when contacting registries. If explicitly set to true, then TLS verification will be used. If set to false, then TLS verification will not be used. If not specified, TLS verification will be used unless the target registry is listed as an insecure registry in registries.conf.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string / required

Username for the registry server.

Examples

- name: Login to default registry and create ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json
  containers.podman.podman_login:
    username: user
    password: 'p4ssw0rd'

- name: Login to default registry and create ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json
  containers.podman.podman_login:
    username: user
    password: 'p4ssw0rd'
    registry: quay.io

Authors

  • Jason Hiatt (@jthiatt)

  • Clemens Lange (@clelange)