google.cloud.gcp_compute_target_instance_info module – Gather info for GCP TargetInstance

Note

This module is part of the google.cloud collection (version 1.1.2).

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

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

Synopsis

  • Gather info for GCP TargetInstance

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

Comments

auth_kind

string / required

The type of credential used.

Choices:

  • "application"

  • "machineaccount"

  • "serviceaccount"

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.

filters

list / elements=string

A list of filter value pairs. Available filters are listed here https://cloud.google.com/sdk/gcloud/reference/topic/filters.

Each additional filter in the list will act be added as an AND condition (filter1 and filter2) .

project

string

The Google Cloud Platform project to use.

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.

zone

string / required

URL of the zone where the target instance resides.

Notes

Note

  • 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: get info on a target instance
  gcp_compute_target_instance_info:
    zone: us-central1-a
    filters:
    - name = test_object
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

resources

complex

List of resources

Returned: always

creationTimestamp

string

Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

Returned: success

description

string

An optional description of this resource.

Returned: success

instance

dictionary

A URL to the virtual machine instance that handles traffic for this target instance. Accepts self-links or the partial paths with format `projects/project/zones/zone/instances/instance’ or `zones/zone/instances/instance` .

Returned: success

name

string

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.

Returned: success

natPolicy

string

NAT option controlling how IPs are NAT’ed to the instance.

Currently only NO_NAT (default value) is supported.

Returned: success

zone

string

URL of the zone where the target instance resides.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)