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aws_glue_connection - Manage an AWS Glue connection

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
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
catalog_id
The ID of the Data Catalog in which to create the connection. If none is supplied, the AWS account ID is used by default.
connection_properties
required
A dict of key-value pairs used as parameters for this connection.
connection_type
    Choices:
  • JDBC ←
  • SFTP
The type of the connection. Currently, only JDBC is supported; SFTP is not supported.
description
The description of the connection.
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.
match_criteria
A list of UTF-8 strings that specify the criteria that you can use in selecting this connection.
name
required
The name of the connection.
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_groups
A list of security groups to be used by the connection. Use either security group name or ID.
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
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Create or delete the AWS Glue connection.
subnet_id
The subnet ID used by the connection.
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

# Note: These examples do not set authentication details, see the AWS Guide for details.

# Create an AWS Glue connection
- aws_glue_connection:
    name: my-glue-connection
    connection_properties:
      JDBC_CONNECTION_URL: jdbc:mysql://mydb:3306/databasename
      USERNAME: my-username
      PASSWORD: my-password
    state: present

# Delete an AWS Glue connection
- aws_glue_connection:
    name: my-glue-connection
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
connection_properties
dict
when state is present
A dict of key-value pairs used as parameters for this connection.

Sample:
{'USERNAME': 'x', 'JDBC_CONNECTION_URL': 'jdbc:mysql://mydb:3306/databasename', 'PASSWORD': 'y'}
connection_type
string
when state is present
The type of the connection.

Sample:
JDBC
creation_time
string
when state is present
The time this connection definition was created.

Sample:
2018-04-21T05:19:58.326000+00:00
description
string
when state is present
Description of the job being defined.

Sample:
My first Glue job
last_updated_time
string
when state is present
The last time this connection definition was updated.

Sample:
2018-04-21T05:19:58.326000+00:00
match_criteria
list
when state is present
A list of criteria that can be used in selecting this connection.

name
string
when state is present
The name of the connection definition.

Sample:
my-glue-connection
physical_connection_requirements
dict
when state is present
A dict of physical connection requirements, such as VPC and SecurityGroup, needed for making this connection successfully.

Sample:
{'subnet-id': 'subnet-aabbccddee'}


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

  • Rob White (@wimnat)

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