theforeman.foreman.installation_medium – Manage Installation Media

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.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 Choices/Defaults 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
    Choices:
  • AIX
  • Altlinux
  • Archlinux
  • Coreos
  • Debian
  • Freebsd
  • Gentoo
  • Junos
  • NXOS
  • Rancheros
  • Redhat
  • Solaris
  • Suse
  • Windows
  • Xenserver
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.
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
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • present_with_defaults
  • absent
State of the entity
present_with_defaults will ensure the entity exists, but won't update existing ones
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
    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 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 Returned Description
entity
dictionary
success
Final state of the affected entities grouped by their type.

 
media
list / elements=dictionary
success
List of installation media.



Authors

  • Manuel Bonk(@manuelbonk) ATIX AG