theforeman.foreman.smart_class_parameter module – Manage Smart Class Parameters

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.smart_class_parameter.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Update Smart Class Parameters.

  • Smart Class Parameters are created/deleted for Puppet classes during import and cannot be created or deleted otherwise.

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

avoid_duplicates

boolean

Remove duplicate values (only array type)

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

default_value

raw

Value to use by default.

description

string

Description of the Smart Class Parameter

hidden_value

boolean

When enabled the parameter is hidden in the UI.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

merge_default

boolean

Include default value when merging all matching values.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

merge_overrides

boolean

Merge all matching values (only array/hash type).

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

omit

boolean

Don’t send this parameter in classification output.

Puppet will use the value defined in the Puppet manifest for this parameter.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

override

boolean

Whether the smart class parameter value is managed by Foreman

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

override_value_order

list / elements=string

The order in which values are resolved.

override_values

list / elements=dictionary

Value overrides

match

string / required

Override match

omit

boolean

Don’t send this parameter in classification output, replaces use_puppet_default.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

value

raw

Override value, required if omit is false

parameter

string / required

Name of the parameter

parameter_type

string

Types of variable values. If none, set the parameter type to empty value.

Choices:

  • string

  • boolean

  • integer

  • real

  • array

  • hash

  • yaml

  • json

  • none

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.

puppetclass_name

string / required

Name of the puppetclass that own the parameter

required

boolean

If true, will raise an error if there is no default value and no matcher provide a value.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • present_with_defaults

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)

validator_rule

string

Used to enforce certain values for the parameter values.

validator_type

string

Types of validation values.

Choices:

  • regexp

  • list

Examples

- name: "Update prometheus::server alertmanagers_config param default value"
  theforeman.foreman.smart_class_parameter:
    puppetclass_name: "prometheus::server"
    parameter: alertmanagers_config
    override: true
    required: true
    default_value: /etc/prometheus/alert.yml
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    state: present

- name: "Update prometheus::server alertmanagers_config param default value"
  theforeman.foreman.smart_class_parameter:
    puppetclass_name: "prometheus::server"
    parameter: alertmanagers_config
    override: true
    override_value_order:
      - fqdn
      - hostgroup
      - domain
    required: true
    default_value: /etc/prometheus/alert.yml
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    override_values:
      - match: domain=example.com
        value: foo
      - match: domain=foo.example.com
        omit: true
    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

smart_class_parameters

list / elements=dictionary

List of smart class parameters.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Baptiste Agasse (@bagasse)