google.cloud.gcp_iam_service_account_key module – Creates a GCP ServiceAccountKey

Note

This module 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_iam_service_account_key.

Synopsis

  • A service account in the Identity and Access Management API.

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.

key_algorithm

string

Specifies the algorithm for the key.

Some valid choices include: “KEY_ALG_UNSPECIFIED”, “KEY_ALG_RSA_1024”, “KEY_ALG_RSA_2048”

path

path

The full name of the file that will hold the service account private key. The management of this file will depend on the value of sync_file parameter.

File path must be absolute.

private_key_type

string

Output format for the service account key.

Some valid choices include: “TYPE_UNSPECIFIED”, “TYPE_PKCS12_FILE”, “TYPE_GOOGLE_CREDENTIALS_FILE”

project

string

The Google Cloud Platform project to use.

scopes

list / elements=string

Array of scopes to be used

service_account

dictionary

The name of the serviceAccount.

This field represents a link to a ServiceAccount resource in GCP. It can be specified in two ways. First, you can place a dictionary with key ‘name’ and value of your resource’s name Alternatively, you can add register: name-of-resource to a gcp_iam_service_account task and then set this service_account field to “{{ name-of-resource }}”

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

Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

Examples

- name: create a service account
  google.cloud.gcp_iam_service_account:
    name: [email protected]com
    display_name: My Ansible test key
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: serviceaccount

- name: create a service account key
  google.cloud.gcp_iam_service_account_key:
    service_account: "{{ serviceaccount }}"
    private_key_type: TYPE_GOOGLE_CREDENTIALS_FILE
    path: "~/test_account.json"
    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

Description

keyAlgorithm

string

Specifies the algorithm for the key.

Returned: success

keyType

string

Specifies the type of the key. Possible values include KEY_TYPE_UNSPECIFIED, USER_MANAGED and SYSTEM_MANAGED .

Returned: success

name

string

The name of the key.

Returned: success

path

string

The full name of the file that will hold the service account private key. The management of this file will depend on the value of sync_file parameter.

File path must be absolute.

Returned: success

privateKeyData

string

Private key data. Base-64 encoded.

Returned: success

privateKeyType

string

Output format for the service account key.

Returned: success

publicKeyData

string

Public key data. Base-64 encoded.

Returned: success

serviceAccount

dictionary

The name of the serviceAccount.

Returned: success

validAfterTime

string

Key can only be used after this time.

Returned: success

validBeforeTime

string

Key can only be used before this time.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)