theforeman.foreman.os_default_template module – Manage Default Template Associations To Operating Systems

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.os_default_template.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Manage OSDefaultTemplate Entities

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

operatingsystem

string / required

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.

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.

provisioning_template

string

name of provisioning template

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

template_kind

string / required

name of the template kind

Choices:

  • Bootdisk

  • cloud-init

  • finish

  • host_init_config

  • iPXE

  • job_template

  • kexec

  • POAP

  • provision

  • PXEGrub

  • PXEGrub2

  • PXELinux

  • registration

  • script

  • user_data

  • ZTP

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 an Association"
  theforeman.foreman.os_default_template:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    operatingsystem: "CoolOS"
    template_kind: "finish"
    provisioning_template: "CoolOS finish"
    state: present

- name: "Delete an Association"
  theforeman.foreman.os_default_template:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    operatingsystem: "CoolOS"
    template_kind: "finish"
    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

os_default_templates

list / elements=dictionary

List of operatingsystem default templates.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Matthias M Dellweg (@mdellweg) ATIX AG