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aws_elasticbeanstalk_app - create, update, and delete an elastic beanstalk application

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • creates, updates, deletes beanstalk applications if app_name is provided

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • boto

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
app_name
name of the beanstalk application you wish to manage

aliases: name
aws_access_key
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
description
the description of the application
ec2_url
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
whether to ensure the application is present or absent
terminate_by_force Default:
no
when set to true, running environments will be terminated before deleting the application
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

# Create or update an application
- aws_elasticbeanstalk_app:
    app_name: Sample_App
    description: "Hello World App"
    state: present

# Delete application
- aws_elasticbeanstalk_app:
    app_name: Sample_App
    state: absent

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
app
dict
always
beanstalk application

Sample:
{'ApplicationName': 'app-name', 'ConfigurationTemplates': [], 'Description': 'description', 'Versions': ['1.0.0', '1.0.1'], 'DateUpdated': '2016-12-28T14:50:03.185000+00:00', 'DateCreated': '2016-12-28T14:50:03.185000+00:00'}
output
string
in check mode
message indicating what change will occur

Sample:
App is up-to-date


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Harpreet Singh (@hsingh)
  • Stephen Granger (@viper233)

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