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

Note

This plugin is part of the cyberark.pas collection (version 1.0.7).

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 Choices/Defaults 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
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Specifies if an authentication logon/logoff and a cyberark_session should be added/removed.
use_cyberark_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not LDAP will be used.
use_ldap_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not LDAP will be used.
use_radius_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not users will be authenticated via a RADIUS server. Valid values are true/false.
use_windows_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not Windows will be used.
username
string
The name of the user who will logon to the Vault.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only set to false used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

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 Returned Description
cyberark_session
complex
success
Authentication facts.

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

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

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

 
validate_certs
boolean
always
Whether or not SSL certificates should be validated.



Authors

  • Edward Nunez (@enunez-cyberark) CyberArk BizDev

  • Cyberark Bizdev (@cyberark-bizdev)

  • Edgar Mota