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aws_inspector_target - Create, Update and Delete Amazon Inspector Assessment Targets

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates, or deletes Amazon Inspector Assessment Targets and manages the required Resource Groups.

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • botocore
  • 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
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.
name
required
The user-defined name that identifies the assessment target. The name must be unique within the AWS account.
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 ←
The state of the assessment target.
tags
Tags of the EC2 instances to be added to the assessment target.
Required if state=present.
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

- name: Create my_target Assessment Target
  aws_inspector_target:
    name: my_target
    tags:
      role: scan_target

- name: Update Existing my_target Assessment Target with Additional Tags
  aws_inspector_target:
    name: my_target
    tags:
      env: dev
      role: scan_target

- name: Delete my_target Assessment Target
  aws_inspector_target:
    name: my_target
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
arn
string
success
The ARN that specifies the Amazon Inspector assessment target.

Sample:
arn:aws:inspector:eu-west-1:123456789012:target/0-O4LnL7n1
created_at
string
success
The time at which the assessment target was created.

Sample:
2018-01-29T13:48:51.958000+00:00
name
string
success
The name of the Amazon Inspector assessment target.

Sample:
my_target
resource_group_arn
string
success
The ARN that specifies the resource group that is associated with the assessment target.

Sample:
arn:aws:inspector:eu-west-1:123456789012:resourcegroup/0-qY4gDel8
tags
list
success
The tags of the resource group that is associated with the assessment target.

Sample:
{'role': 'scan_target', 'env': 'dev'}
updated_at
string
success
The time at which the assessment target was last updated.

Sample:
2018-01-29T13:48:51.958000+00:00


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

  • Dennis Conrad (@dennisconrad)

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