containers.podman.podman_play module – Play kubernetes YAML file 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_play.

Synopsis

  • The module reads in a structured file of Kubernetes YAML. It will then recreate the pod and containers described in the YAML.

Requirements

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

  • Podman installed on host

Parameters

Parameter

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authfile

path

Path of the authentication file. Default is ${XDG_RUNTIME_DIR}/containers/auth.json, which is set using podman login. If the authorization state is not found there, $HOME/.docker/config.json is checked, which is set using docker login. Note - You can also override the default path of the authentication file by setting the REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE environment variable. export REGISTRY_AUTH_FILE=path

cert_dir

path

Use certificates at path (*.crt, *.cert, *.key) to connect to the registry. Default certificates directory is /etc/containers/certs.d. (This option is not available with the remote Podman client)

configmap

list / elements=path

Use Kubernetes configmap YAML at path to provide a source for environment variable values within the containers of the pod. Note - The configmap option can be used multiple times to pass multiple Kubernetes configmap YAMLs

debug

boolean

Enable debug for the module.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

executable

string

Name of executable to run, by default ‘podman’

Default: “podman”

kube_file

path / required

Path to file with YAML configuration for a Pod.

log_driver

string

Set logging driver for all created containers.

log_level

string

Set logging level for podman calls. Log messages above specified level (“debug”|”info”|”warn”|”error”|”fatal”|”panic”) (default “error”)

Choices:

  • debug

  • info

  • warn

  • error

  • fatal

  • panic

network

list / elements=string

List of the names of CNI networks the pod should join.

password

string

The username and password to use to authenticate with the registry if required.

quiet

boolean

Hide image pulls logs from output.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

recreate

boolean

If pod already exists, delete it and run the new one.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

seccomp_profile_root

path

Directory path for seccomp profiles (default is “/var/lib/kubelet/seccomp”). This option is not available with the remote Podman client

state

string / required

Start the pod after creating it, or to leave it created only.

Choices:

  • created

  • started

  • absent

tls_verify

boolean

Require HTTPS and verify certificates when contacting registries (default is true). 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

The username and password to use to authenticate with the registry if required.

Examples

- name: Play kube file
  containers.podman.podman_play:
    kube_file: ~/kube.yaml

Authors

  • Sagi Shnaidman (@sshnaidm)