cyberark.pas.cyberark_authentication module – CyberArk Authentication using PAS Web Services SDK.

Note

This module is part of the cyberark.pas collection (version 1.0.13).

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 cyberark.pas.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cyberark.pas.cyberark_authentication.

New in version 2.4: of cyberark.pas

Synopsis

  • Authenticates to CyberArk Vault using Privileged Account Security Web Services SDK and creates a session fact that can be used by other modules. It returns an Ansible fact called cyberark_session. Every module can use this fact as cyberark_session parameter.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_base_url

string

A string containing the base URL of the server hosting CyberArk’s Privileged Account Security Web Services SDK.

connection_number

integer

To support multiple connections for same user specify

different value for this parameter.

cyberark_session

dictionary

Dictionary set by a CyberArk authentication containing the different values to perform actions on a logged-on CyberArk session.

new_password

string

The new password of the user. This parameter is optional, and enables you to change a password.

password

string

The password of the user.

state

string

Specifies if an authentication logon/logoff and a cyberark_session should be added/removed.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

use_cyberark_authentication

boolean

Whether or not LDAP will be used.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

use_ldap_authentication

boolean

Whether or not LDAP will be used.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

use_radius_authentication

boolean

Whether or not users will be authenticated via a RADIUS server. Valid values are true/false.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

use_windows_authentication

boolean

Whether or not Windows will be used.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

username

string

The name of the user who will logon to the Vault.

validate_certs

boolean

If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only set to false used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Logon - use_shared_logon_authentication
  cyberark_authentication:
    api_base_url: "{{ web_services_base_url }}"
    use_shared_logon_authentication: yes

- name: Logon - Not use_shared_logon_authentication
  cyberark_authentication:
    api_base_url: "{{ web_services_base_url }}"
    username: "{{ password_object.password }}"
    password: "{{ password_object.passprops.username }}"
    use_shared_logon_authentication: no

- name: Logoff from CyberArk Vault
  cyberark_authentication:
    state: absent
    cyberark_session: "{{ cyberark_session }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

cyberark_session

complex

Authentication facts.

Returned: success

api_base_url

string

Base URL for API calls. Returned in the cyberark_session, so it can be used in subsequent calls.

Returned: always

token

string

The token that identifies the session, encoded in BASE 64.

Returned: always

use_shared_logon_authentication

boolean

Whether or not Shared Logon Authentication was used to establish the session.

Returned: always

validate_certs

boolean

Whether or not SSL certificates should be validated.

Returned: always

Authors

  • Edward Nunez (@enunez-cyberark) CyberArk BizDev

  • Cyberark Bizdev (@cyberark-bizdev)

  • Edgar Mota