theforeman.foreman.sync_plan – Manage Sync Plans

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.sync_plan.

New in version 1.0.0: of theforeman.foreman

Synopsis

  • Manage sync plans

Requirements

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

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cron_expression
string
A cron expression as found in crontab files
This must be provided together with interval='custom cron'.
description
string
Description of the sync plan
enabled
boolean / required
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether the sync plan is active
interval
string / required
    Choices:
  • hourly
  • daily
  • weekly
  • custom cron
How often synchronization should run
name
string / required
Name of the sync plan
organization
string / required
Organization that the entity is in
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.
products
list / elements=string
List of products to include in the sync plan
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
sync_date
string / required
Start date and time of the first synchronization
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 or update weekly RHEL sync plan"
  theforeman.foreman.sync_plan:
    username: "admin"
    password: "changeme"
    server_url: "https://foreman.example.com"
    name: "Weekly RHEL Sync"
    organization: "Default Organization"
    interval: "weekly"
    enabled: false
    sync_date: "2017-01-01 00:00:00 UTC"
    products:
      - 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server'
    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.

 
sync_plans
list / elements=dictionary
success
List of sync plans.



Authors

  • Andrew Kofink (@akofink)

  • Matthis Dellweg (@mdellweg) ATIX-AG