theforeman.foreman.host_collection – Manage Host Collections

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.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 Choices/Defaults 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
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the entity
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
    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 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 Returned Description
entity
dictionary
success
Final state of the affected entities grouped by their type.

 
host_collections
list / elements=dictionary
success
List of host collections.



Authors

  • Maxim Burgerhout (@wzzrd)

  • Christoffer Reijer (@ephracis)