theforeman.foreman.smart_proxy – Manage Smart Proxies

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.smart_proxy.

New in version 1.4.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Create, update and delete Smart Proxies

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
download_policy
string
    Choices:
  • background
  • immediate
  • on_demand
The download policy for the Smart Proxy
Only available for Katello installations.
lifecycle_environments
list / elements=string
Lifecycle Environments synced to the Smart Proxy.
Only available for Katello installations.
locations
list / elements=string
List of locations the entity should be assigned to
name
string / required
Name of the Smart Proxy
organizations
list / elements=string
List of organizations the entity should be assigned to
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.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the entity
url
string / required
URL of the Smart Proxy
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.

Notes

Note

  • Even with state=present this module does not install a new Smart Proxy.

  • It can only associate an existing Smart Proxy listening at the specified url.

  • Consider using foreman-installer to create Smart Proxies.

Examples

# Create a local Smart Proxy
- name: "Create Smart Proxy"
  theforeman.foreman.smart_proxy:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://{{ ansible_fqdn }}"
    name: "{{ ansible_fqdn }}"
    url: "https://{{ ansible_fqdn }}:9090"
    download_policy: "immediate"
    lifecycle_environments:
      - "Development"
    organizations:
      - "Default Organization"
    locations:
      - "Default Location"
    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.

 
smart_proxies
list / elements=dictionary
success
List of smart_proxies.



Authors

  • James Stuart (@jstuart)

  • Matthias M Dellweg (@mdellweg)

  • Jeffrey van Pelt (@Thulium-Drake)