containers.podman.podman_volume module – Manage Podman volumes

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in containers.podman 1.1.0

Synopsis

  • Manage Podman volumes

Requirements

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

  • podman

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

debug

boolean

Return additional information which can be helpful for investigations.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

driver

string

Specify volume driver name (default local).

executable

string

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

Default: "podman"

label

dictionary

Add metadata to a pod volume (e.g., label com.example.key=value).

name

string / required

Name of volume.

options

list / elements=string

Set driver specific options. For example ‘device=tpmfs’, ‘type=tmpfs’. UID and GID idempotency is not supported due to changes in podman.

recreate

boolean

Recreate volume even if exists.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

state

string

State of volume, default ‘present’

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Examples

# What modules does for example
- podman_volume:
    state: present
    name: volume1
    label:
      key: value
      key2: value2
    options:
      - "device=/dev/loop1"
      - "type=ext4"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

volume

dictionary

Volume inspection results if exists.

Returned: always

Sample: {"CreatedAt": "2020-06-05T16:38:55.277628769+03:00", "Driver": "local", "Labels": {"key.com": "value", "key.org": "value2"}, "Mountpoint": "/home/user/.local/share/containers/storage/volumes/test/_data", "Name": "test", "Options": {}, "Scope": "local"}

Authors

  • Sagi Shnaidman (@sshnaidm)