theforeman.foreman.setting module – Manage Settings

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.setting.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Manage Settings

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

name

string / required

Name of the Setting

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.

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)

value

raw

value to set the Setting to

if missing, reset to default

Examples

- name: "Set a Setting"
  theforeman.foreman.setting:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "http_proxy"
    value: "http://localhost:8088"

- name: "Reset a Setting"
  theforeman.foreman.setting:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "http_proxy"

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

settings

list / elements=dictionary

List of settings.

Returned: success

foreman_setting

dictionary

Created / Updated state of the setting (deprecated)

Returned: success

Authors

  • Matthias M Dellweg (@mdellweg) ATIX AG