kubernetes.core.helm_info module – Get information from Helm package deployed inside the cluster

Note

This module is part of the kubernetes.core collection (version 2.3.1).

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 kubernetes.core.

To use it in a playbook, specify: kubernetes.core.helm_info.

New in version 0.11.0: of kubernetes.core

Synopsis

  • Get information (values, states, …) from Helm package deployed inside the cluster.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_key

string

added in 1.2.0 of kubernetes.core

Token used to authenticate with the API. Can also be specified via K8S_AUTH_API_KEY environment variable.

binary_path

path

The path of a helm binary to use.

ca_cert

aliases: ssl_ca_cert

path

added in 1.2.0 of kubernetes.core

Path to a CA certificate used to authenticate with the API. The full certificate chain must be provided to avoid certificate validation errors. Can also be specified via K8S_AUTH_SSL_CA_CERT environment variable.

context

aliases: kube_context

string

Helm option to specify which kubeconfig context to use.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable K8S_AUTH_CONTEXT will be used instead.

host

string

added in 1.2.0 of kubernetes.core

Provide a URL for accessing the API. Can also be specified via K8S_AUTH_HOST environment variable.

kubeconfig

aliases: kubeconfig_path

path

Helm option to specify kubeconfig path to use.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable K8S_AUTH_KUBECONFIG will be used instead.

release_name

aliases: name

string / required

Release name to manage.

release_namespace

aliases: namespace

string / required

Kubernetes namespace where the chart should be installed.

release_state

list / elements=string

added in 2.3.0 of kubernetes.core

Show releases as per their states.

Default value is deployed and failed.

If set to all, show all releases without any filter applied.

If set to deployed, show deployed releases.

If set to failed, show failed releases.

If set to pending, show pending releases.

If set to superseded, show superseded releases.

If set to uninstalled, show uninstalled releases, if helm uninstall --keep-history was used.

If set to uninstalling, show releases that are currently being uninstalled.

validate_certs

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

added in 1.2.0 of kubernetes.core

Whether or not to verify the API server’s SSL certificates. Can also be specified via K8S_AUTH_VERIFY_SSL environment variable.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Gather information of Grafana chart inside monitoring namespace
  kubernetes.core.helm_info:
    name: test
    release_namespace: monitoring

- name: Gather information about test-chart with pending state
  kubernetes.core.helm_info:
    name: test-chart
    release_namespace: testenv
    release_state:
    - pending

Return Values

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

Key

Description

status

complex

A dictionary of status output

Returned: only when release exists

app_version

string

Version of app deployed

Returned: always

chart

string

Chart name and chart version

Returned: always

name

string

Name of the release

Returned: always

namespace

string

Namespace where the release is deployed

Returned: always

revision

string

Number of time where the release has been updated

Returned: always

status

string

Status of release (can be DEPLOYED, FAILED, …)

Returned: always

updated

string

The Date of last update

Returned: always

values

string

Dict of Values used to deploy

Returned: always

Authors

  • Lucas Boisserie (@LucasBoisserie)