theforeman.foreman.host_collection module – Manage Host Collections

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.host_collection.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Create and Manage host collections

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

description

string

Description of the host collection

name

string / required

Name of the host collection

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.

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

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

updated_name

string

New name of the host collection. 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)

Examples

- name: "Create Foo host collection"
  theforeman.foreman.host_collection:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "Foo"
    description: "Foo host collection for Foo servers"
    organization: "My Cool new Organization"
    state: present

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

host_collections

list / elements=dictionary

List of host collections.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Maxim Burgerhout (@wzzrd)

  • Christoffer Reijer (@ephracis)