theforeman.foreman.global_parameter module – Manage Global Parameters

Note

This module is part of the theforeman.foreman collection (version 3.4.0).

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.global_parameter.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Manage Global Parameter Entities

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

hidden_value

boolean

Whether the value should be hidden in the GUI

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

name

string / required

Name of the Global Parameter

parameter_type

string

Type of value

Choices:

  • string ← (default)

  • boolean

  • integer

  • real

  • array

  • hash

  • yaml

  • json

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

State of the entity

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

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • present_with_defaults

  • absent

updated_name

string

New name of the Global Parameter. When this parameter is set, the module will not be idempotent.

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)

value

raw

Value of the Global Parameter

Notes

Note

  • The parameter_type only has an effect on Foreman >= 1.22

Examples

- name: "Create a Global Parameter"
  theforeman.foreman.global_parameter:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "TheAnswer"
    value: "42"
    state: present_with_defaults

- name: "Update a Global Parameter"
  theforeman.foreman.global_parameter:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "TheAnswer"
    value: "43"
    state: present

- name: "Delete a Global Parameter"
  theforeman.foreman.global_parameter:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "TheAnswer"
    state: absent

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

global_parameters

list / elements=dictionary

List of global parameters.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Bernhard Hopfenmueller (@Fobhep) ATIX AG

  • Matthias Dellweg (@mdellweg) ATIX AG

  • Manisha Singhal (@manisha15) ATIX AG