ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_sshkeypair module – Manages SSH keys on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

Note

This module is part of the ngine_io.cloudstack collection (version 2.2.3).

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 ngine_io.cloudstack.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_sshkeypair.

New in version 0.1.0: of ngine_io.cloudstack

Synopsis

  • Create, register and remove SSH keys.

  • If no key was found and no public key was provided and a new SSH private/public key pair will be created and the private key will be returned.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • cs >= 0.9.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

account

string

Account the public key is related to.

api_http_method

string

HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.

Choices:

  • get ← (default)

  • post

api_key

string / required

API key of the CloudStack API.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_KEY env variable is considered.

api_secret

string / required

Secret key of the CloudStack API.

If not set, the CLOUDSTACK_SECRET env variable is considered.

api_timeout

integer

HTTP timeout in seconds.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.

Default: 10

api_url

string / required

URL of the CloudStack API e.g. https://cloud.example.com/client/api.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT env variable is considered.

api_verify_ssl_cert

string

Verify CA authority cert file.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_VERIFY env variable is considered.

domain

string

Domain the public key is related to.

name

string / required

Name of public key.

project

string

Name of the project the public key to be registered in.

public_key

string

String of the public key.

state

string

State of the public key.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

Notes

Note

  • A detailed guide about cloudstack modules can be found in the CloudStack Cloud Guide.

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: create a new private / public key pair
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_sshkeypair:
    name: [email protected]
  register: key

- debug:
    msg: 'Private key is {{ key.private_key }}'

- name: remove a public key by its name
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_sshkeypair:
    name: [email protected]
    state: absent

- name: register your existing local public key
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_sshkeypair:
    name: [email protected]
    public_key: "{{ lookup('file', '~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub') }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

fingerprint

string

Fingerprint of the SSH public key.

Returned: success

Sample: “86:5e:a3:e8:bd:95:7b:07:7c:c2:5c:f7:ad:8b:09:28”

id

string

UUID of the SSH public key.

Returned: success

Sample: “a6f7a5fc-43f8-11e5-a151-feff819cdc9f”

name

string

Name of the SSH public key.

Returned: success

Sample:linus@example.com

private_key

string

Private key of generated SSH keypair.

Returned: changed

Sample: “—–BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY—– MII…8tO —–END RSA PRIVATE KEY—– “

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)