theforeman.foreman.installation_medium module – Manage Installation Media

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.installation_medium.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Create, update, and delete Installation Media

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

locations

list / elements=string

List of locations the entity should be assigned to

name

string / required

The full installation medium name.

The special name “*” (only possible as parameter) is used to perform bulk actions (modify, delete) on all existing partition tables.

operatingsystems

list / elements=string

List of operating systems the entity should be assigned to.

Operating systems are looked up by their title which is composed as “<name> <major>.<minor>”.

You can omit the version part as long as you only have one operating system by that name.

organizations

list / elements=string

List of organizations the entity should be assigned to

os_family

string

The OS family the template shall be assigned with.

If no os_family is set but a operatingsystem, the value will be derived from it.

Choices:

  • AIX

  • Altlinux

  • Archlinux

  • Coreos

  • Debian

  • Fcos

  • Freebsd

  • Gentoo

  • Junos

  • NXOS

  • Rancheros

  • Redhat

  • Rhcos

  • Solaris

  • Suse

  • VRP

  • Windows

  • Xenserver

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.

path

string

Path to the installation medium

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 full installation medium name. 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 new debian medium
  theforeman.foreman.installation_medium:
    name: "wheezy"
    locations:
      - "Munich"
    organizations:
      - "ACME"
    operatingsystems:
      - "Debian"
    path: "http://debian.org/mirror/"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    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

media

list / elements=dictionary

List of installation media.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Manuel Bonk(@manuelbonk) ATIX AG