google.cloud.gcp_compute_global_address – Creates a GCP GlobalAddress

Note

This plugin is part of the google.cloud collection (version 1.0.2).

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 google.cloud.

To use it in a playbook, specify: google.cloud.gcp_compute_global_address.

Synopsis

  • Represents a Global Address resource. Global addresses are used for HTTP(S) load balancing.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address
string
The static external IP address represented by this resource.
address_type
string
Default:
"EXTERNAL"
The type of the address to reserve.
* EXTERNAL indicates public/external single IP address.
* INTERNAL indicates internal IP ranges belonging to some network.
Some valid choices include: "EXTERNAL", "INTERNAL"
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
description
string
An optional description of this resource.
env_type
string
Specifies which Ansible environment you're running this module within.
This should not be set unless you know what you're doing.
This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.
ip_version
string
The IP Version that will be used by this address. The default value is `IPV4`.
Some valid choices include: "IPV4", "IPV6"
name
string / required
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
network
dictionary
The URL of the network in which to reserve the IP range. The IP range must be in RFC1918 space. The network cannot be deleted if there are any reserved IP ranges referring to it.
This should only be set when using an Internal address.
This field represents a link to a Network resource in GCP. It can be specified in two ways. First, you can place a dictionary with key 'selfLink' and value of your resource's selfLink Alternatively, you can add `register: name-of-resource` to a gcp_compute_network task and then set this network field to "{{ name-of-resource }}"
prefix_length
integer
The prefix length of the IP range. If not present, it means the address field is a single IP address.
This field is not applicable to addresses with addressType=EXTERNAL.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
purpose
string
The purpose of the resource. For global internal addresses it can be * VPC_PEERING - for peer networks This should only be set when using an Internal address.
Some valid choices include: "VPC_PEERING"
scopes
list / elements=string
Array of scopes to be used
service_account_contents
jsonarg
The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.
service_account_email
string
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
path
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Notes

Note

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/v1/globalAddresses

  • Reserving a Static External IP Address: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/ip-addresses/reserve-static-external-ip-address

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_file using the gcp_service_account_file env variable.

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.

  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.

  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- name: create a global address
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_global_address:
    name: test_object
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
address
string
success
The static external IP address represented by this resource.

addressType
string
success
The type of the address to reserve.
* EXTERNAL indicates public/external single IP address.
* INTERNAL indicates internal IP ranges belonging to some network.

creationTimestamp
string
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
string
success
An optional description of this resource.

id
integer
success
The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.

ipVersion
string
success
The IP Version that will be used by this address. The default value is `IPV4`.

name
string
success
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

network
dictionary
success
The URL of the network in which to reserve the IP range. The IP range must be in RFC1918 space. The network cannot be deleted if there are any reserved IP ranges referring to it.
This should only be set when using an Internal address.

prefixLength
integer
success
The prefix length of the IP range. If not present, it means the address field is a single IP address.
This field is not applicable to addresses with addressType=EXTERNAL.

purpose
string
success
The purpose of the resource. For global internal addresses it can be * VPC_PEERING - for peer networks This should only be set when using an Internal address.

region
string
success
A reference to the region where the regional address resides.



Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)