theforeman.foreman.external_usergroup – Manage External User Groups

Note

This plugin is part of the theforeman.foreman collection (version 2.2.0).

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.external_usergroup.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Create, update, and delete external user groups

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_source
string / required
Name of the authentication source to be used for this group

aliases: auth_source_ldap
name
string / required
Name of the group
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.
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.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the entity
usergroup
string / required
Name of the linked usergroup
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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
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.

Examples

- name: Create an external user group
  theforeman.foreman.external_usergroup:
    name: test
    auth_source: "My LDAP server"
    usergroup: "Internal Usergroup"
    state: present
- name: Link a group from FreeIPA
  theforeman.foreman.external_usergroup:
    name: ipa_users
    auth_source: "External"
    usergroup: "Internal Usergroup"
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
entity
dictionary
success
Final state of the affected entities grouped by their type.

 
external_usergroups
list / elements=dictionary
success
List of external usergroups.



Authors

  • Kirill Shirinkin (@Fodoj)