theforeman.foreman.activation_key module – Manage Activation Keys

Note

This module is part of the theforeman.foreman collection (version 3.6.0).

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 theforeman.foreman.

To use it in a playbook, specify: theforeman.foreman.activation_key.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Create and manage activation keys

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auto_attach

boolean

Set Auto-Attach on or off

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

content_overrides

list / elements=dictionary

List of content overrides that include label and override state

Label refers to repository content_label, e.g. rhel-7-server-rpms

Override state (‘enabled’, ‘disabled’, or ‘default’) sets initial state of repository for newly registered hosts

label

string / required

Repository content_label to override when registering hosts with the activation key

override

string / required

Override value to use for the repository when registering hosts with the activation key

Choices:

  • enabled

  • disabled

  • default

content_view

string

Name of the content view

description

string

Description of the activation key

host_collections

list / elements=string

List of host collections to add to activation key

lifecycle_environment

string

Name of the lifecycle environment

max_hosts

integer

Maximum number of registered content hosts.

Required if unlimited_hosts=false

name

string / required

Name of the activation key

new_name

string

Name of the new activation key when state == copied

organization

string / required

Organization that the entity is in

password

string / required

Password of the user accessing the Foreman server.

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

purpose_addons

list / elements=string

Sets the system purpose add-ons

purpose_role

string

Sets the system purpose role

purpose_usage

string

Sets the system purpose usage

release_version

string

Set the content release version

server_url

string / required

URL of the Foreman server.

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

service_level

string

Set the service level

Choices:

  • Self-Support

  • Standard

  • Premium

state

string

State of the Activation Key

If copied the key will be copied to a new one with new_name as the name and all other fields left untouched

present_with_defaults will ensure the entity exists, but won’t update existing ones

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • present_with_defaults

  • absent

  • copied

subscriptions

list / elements=dictionary

List of subscriptions that include either Name, Pool ID, or Upstream Pool ID.

Pool IDs are preferred since Names and Upstream Pool IDs are not guaranteed to be unique. The module will fail if it finds more than one match.

name

string

Name of the Subscription to be added.

Mutually exclusive with pool_id and upstream_pool_id.

pool_id

string

Pool ID of the Subscription to be added.

Mutually exclusive with name and upstream_pool_id.

Also named Candlepin Id in the CSV export of the subscriptions,

it is as well the UUID as output by hammer subscription list.

upstream_pool_id

string

Upstream Pool ID of the Subscription to be added.

Mutually exclusive with name and pool_id.

Also named Master Pools in the Red Hat Portal.

unlimited_hosts

boolean

Can the activation key have unlimited hosts

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string / required

Username accessing the Foreman server.

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

validate_certs

boolean

Whether or not to verify the TLS certificates of the Foreman server.

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

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: "Create client activation key"
  theforeman.foreman.activation_key:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "Clients"
    organization: "Default Organization"
    lifecycle_environment: "Library"
    content_view: 'client content view'
    host_collections:
        - rhel7-servers
        - rhel7-production
    subscriptions:
      - pool_id: "8a88e9826db22df5016dd018abdd029b"
      - pool_id: "8a88e9826db22df5016dd01a23270344"
      - name: "Red Hat Enterprise Linux"
    content_overrides:
        - label: rhel-7-server-optional-rpms
          override: enabled
    auto_attach: False
    release_version: 7Server
    service_level: Standard

Return Values

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

Key

Description

entity

dictionary

Final state of the affected entities grouped by their type.

Returned: success

activation_keys

list / elements=dictionary

List of activation keys.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Andrew Kofink (@akofink)