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azure_rm_deployment – Create or destroy Azure Resource Manager template deployments

New in version 2.1.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7
  • azure >= 2.0.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
ad_user
string
Active Directory username. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
adfs_authority_url
string
added in 2.6
Azure AD authority url. Use when authenticating with Username/password, and has your own ADFS authority.
api_profile
string
added in 2.5
Default:
"latest"
Selects an API profile to use when communicating with Azure services. Default value of latest is appropriate for public clouds; future values will allow use with Azure Stack.
append_tags
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Use to control if tags field is canonical or just appends to existing tags.
When canonical, any tags not found in the tags parameter will be removed from the object's metadata.
auth_source
string
added in 2.5
    Choices:
  • auto
  • cli
  • credential_file
  • env
  • msi
Controls the source of the credentials to use for authentication.
If not specified, ANSIBLE_AZURE_AUTH_SOURCE environment variable will be used and default to auto if variable is not defined.
auto will follow the default precedence of module parameters -> environment variables -> default profile in credential file ~/.azure/credentials.
When set to cli, the credentials will be sources from the default Azure CLI profile.
Can also be set via the ANSIBLE_AZURE_AUTH_SOURCE environment variable.
When set to msi, the host machine must be an azure resource with an enabled MSI extension. subscription_id or the environment variable AZURE_SUBSCRIPTION_ID can be used to identify the subscription ID if the resource is granted access to more than one subscription, otherwise the first subscription is chosen.
The msi was added in Ansible 2.6.
cert_validation_mode
string
added in 2.5
    Choices:
  • ignore
  • validate
Controls the certificate validation behavior for Azure endpoints. By default, all modules will validate the server certificate, but when an HTTPS proxy is in use, or against Azure Stack, it may be necessary to disable this behavior by passing ignore. Can also be set via credential file profile or the AZURE_CERT_VALIDATION environment variable.
client_id
string
Azure client ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
cloud_environment
string
added in 2.4
Default:
"AzureCloud"
For cloud environments other than the US public cloud, the environment name (as defined by Azure Python SDK, eg, AzureChinaCloud, AzureUSGovernment), or a metadata discovery endpoint URL (required for Azure Stack). Can also be set via credential file profile or the AZURE_CLOUD_ENVIRONMENT environment variable.
deployment_mode
-
    Choices:
  • complete
  • incremental ←
In incremental mode, resources are deployed without deleting existing resources that are not included in the template. In complete mode resources are deployed and existing resources in the resource group not included in the template are deleted.
location
-
Default:
"westus"
The geo-locations in which the resource group will be located.
name
-
Default:
"ansible-arm"
The name of the deployment to be tracked in the resource group deployment history. Re-using a deployment name will overwrite the previous value in the resource group's deployment history.

aliases: deployment_name
parameters
dictionary
A hash of all the required template variables for the deployment template. This parameter is mutually exclusive with 'parameters_link'. Either one of them is required if "state" parameter is "present".
parameters_link
-
Uri of file containing the parameters body. This parameter is mutually exclusive with 'parameters'. Either one of them is required if "state" parameter is "present".
password
-
Active Directory user password. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
profile
string
Security profile found in ~/.azure/credentials file.
resource_group
- / required
The resource group name to use or create to host the deployed template

aliases: resource_group_name
secret
string
Azure client secret. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If state is present, template will be created. If state is present and deployment exists, it will be updated. If state is absent, stack will be removed.
subscription_id
string
Your Azure subscription Id.
tags
dictionary
Dictionary of string:string pairs to assign as metadata to the object.
Metadata tags on the object will be updated with any provided values.
To remove tags set append_tags option to false.
template
dictionary
A hash containing the templates inline. This parameter is mutually exclusive with 'template_link'. Either one of them is required if "state" parameter is "present".
template_link
-
Uri of file containing the template body. This parameter is mutually exclusive with 'template'. Either one of them is required if "state" parameter is "present".
tenant
string
Azure tenant ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
wait_for_deployment_completion
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether or not to block until the deployment has completed.
wait_for_deployment_polling_period
-
Default:
10
Time (in seconds) to wait between polls when waiting for deployment completion.

Notes

Note

  • For authentication with Azure you can pass parameters, set environment variables, use a profile stored in ~/.azure/credentials, or log in before you run your tasks or playbook with az login.
  • Authentication is also possible using a service principal or Active Directory user.
  • To authenticate via service principal, pass subscription_id, client_id, secret and tenant or set environment variables AZURE_SUBSCRIPTION_ID, AZURE_CLIENT_ID, AZURE_SECRET and AZURE_TENANT.
  • To authenticate via Active Directory user, pass ad_user and password, or set AZURE_AD_USER and AZURE_PASSWORD in the environment.
  • Alternatively, credentials can be stored in ~/.azure/credentials. This is an ini file containing a [default] section and the following keys: subscription_id, client_id, secret and tenant or subscription_id, ad_user and password. It is also possible to add additional profiles. Specify the profile by passing profile or setting AZURE_PROFILE in the environment.

See Also

See also

Sign in with Azure CLI
How to authenticate using the az login command.

Examples

# Destroy a template deployment
- name: Destroy Azure Deploy
  azure_rm_deployment:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment
    state: absent

# Create or update a template deployment based on uris using parameter and template links
- name: Create Azure Deploy
  azure_rm_deployment:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment
    template_link: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-vm-simple-linux/azuredeploy.json'
    parameters_link: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-vm-simple-linux/azuredeploy.parameters.json'

# Create or update a template deployment based on a uri to the template and parameters specified inline.
# This deploys a VM with SSH support for a given public key, then stores the result in 'azure_vms'. The result is then
# used to create a new host group. This host group is then used to wait for each instance to respond to the public IP SSH.
---
- name: Create Azure Deploy
  azure_rm_deployment:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment
    parameters:
      newStorageAccountName:
        value: devopsclestorage1
      adminUsername:
        value: devopscle
      dnsNameForPublicIP:
        value: devopscleazure
      location:
        value: West US
      vmSize:
        value: Standard_A2
      vmName:
        value: ansibleSshVm
      sshKeyData:
        value: YOUR_SSH_PUBLIC_KEY
    template_link: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-vm-sshkey/azuredeploy.json'
  register: azure
- name: Add new instance to host group
  add_host:
    hostname: "{{ item['ips'][0].public_ip }}"
    groupname: azure_vms
  loop: "{{ azure.deployment.instances }}"

# Deploy an Azure WebApp running a hello world'ish node app
- name: Create Azure WebApp Deployment at http://devopscleweb.azurewebsites.net/hello.js
  azure_rm_deployment:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment
    parameters:
      repoURL:
        value: 'https://github.com/devigned/az-roadshow-oss.git'
      siteName:
        value: devopscleweb
      hostingPlanName:
        value: someplan
      siteLocation:
        value: westus
      sku:
        value: Standard
    template_link: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-web-app-github-deploy/azuredeploy.json'

# Create or update a template deployment based on an inline template and parameters
- name: Create Azure Deploy
  azure_rm_deployment:
    resource_group: myResourceGroup
    name: myDeployment
    template:
      $schema: "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2015-01-01/deploymentTemplate.json#"
      contentVersion: "1.0.0.0"
      parameters:
        newStorageAccountName:
          type: "string"
          metadata:
            description: "Unique DNS Name for the Storage Account where the Virtual Machine's disks will be placed."
        adminUsername:
          type: "string"
          metadata:
            description: "User name for the Virtual Machine."
        adminPassword:
          type: "securestring"
          metadata:
            description: "Password for the Virtual Machine."
        dnsNameForPublicIP:
          type: "string"
          metadata:
            description: "Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine."
        ubuntuOSVersion:
          type: "string"
          defaultValue: "14.04.2-LTS"
          allowedValues:
            - "12.04.5-LTS"
            - "14.04.2-LTS"
            - "15.04"
          metadata:
            description: >
                         The Ubuntu version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Ubuntu version.
                         Allowed values: 12.04.5-LTS, 14.04.2-LTS, 15.04."
      variables:
        location: "West US"
        imagePublisher: "Canonical"
        imageOffer: "UbuntuServer"
        OSDiskName: "osdiskforlinuxsimple"
        nicName: "myVMNic"
        addressPrefix: "192.0.2.0/24"
        subnetName: "Subnet"
        subnetPrefix: "10.0.0.0/24"
        storageAccountType: "Standard_LRS"
        publicIPAddressName: "myPublicIP"
        publicIPAddressType: "Dynamic"
        vmStorageAccountContainerName: "vhds"
        vmName: "MyUbuntuVM"
        vmSize: "Standard_D1"
        virtualNetworkName: "MyVNET"
        vnetID: "[resourceId('Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks',variables('virtualNetworkName'))]"
        subnetRef: "[concat(variables('vnetID'),'/subnets/',variables('subnetName'))]"
      resources:
        - type: "Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts"
          name: "[parameters('newStorageAccountName')]"
          apiVersion: "2015-05-01-preview"
          location: "[variables('location')]"
          properties:
            accountType: "[variables('storageAccountType')]"
        - apiVersion: "2015-05-01-preview"
          type: "Microsoft.Network/publicIPAddresses"
          name: "[variables('publicIPAddressName')]"
          location: "[variables('location')]"
          properties:
            publicIPAllocationMethod: "[variables('publicIPAddressType')]"
            dnsSettings:
              domainNameLabel: "[parameters('dnsNameForPublicIP')]"
        - type: "Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks"
          apiVersion: "2015-05-01-preview"
          name: "[variables('virtualNetworkName')]"
          location: "[variables('location')]"
          properties:
            addressSpace:
              addressPrefixes:
                - "[variables('addressPrefix')]"
            subnets:
              -
                name: "[variables('subnetName')]"
                properties:
                  addressPrefix: "[variables('subnetPrefix')]"
        - type: "Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces"
          apiVersion: "2015-05-01-preview"
          name: "[variables('nicName')]"
          location: "[variables('location')]"
          dependsOn:
            - "[concat('Microsoft.Network/publicIPAddresses/', variables('publicIPAddressName'))]"
            - "[concat('Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/', variables('virtualNetworkName'))]"
          properties:
            ipConfigurations:
              -
                name: "ipconfig1"
                properties:
                  privateIPAllocationMethod: "Dynamic"
                  publicIPAddress:
                    id: "[resourceId('Microsoft.Network/publicIPAddresses',variables('publicIPAddressName'))]"
                  subnet:
                    id: "[variables('subnetRef')]"
        - type: "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines"
          apiVersion: "2015-06-15"
          name: "[variables('vmName')]"
          location: "[variables('location')]"
          dependsOn:
            - "[concat('Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts/', parameters('newStorageAccountName'))]"
            - "[concat('Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces/', variables('nicName'))]"
          properties:
            hardwareProfile:
              vmSize: "[variables('vmSize')]"
            osProfile:
              computername: "[variables('vmName')]"
              adminUsername: "[parameters('adminUsername')]"
              adminPassword: "[parameters('adminPassword')]"
            storageProfile:
              imageReference:
                publisher: "[variables('imagePublisher')]"
                offer: "[variables('imageOffer')]"
                sku: "[parameters('ubuntuOSVersion')]"
                version: "latest"
              osDisk:
                name: "osdisk"
                vhd:
                  uri: >
                       [concat('http://',parameters('newStorageAccountName'),'.blob.core.windows.net/',variables('vmStorageAccountContainerName'),'/',
                       variables('OSDiskName'),'.vhd')]
                caching: "ReadWrite"
                createOption: "FromImage"
            networkProfile:
              networkInterfaces:
                -
                  id: "[resourceId('Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces',variables('nicName'))]"
            diagnosticsProfile:
              bootDiagnostics:
                enabled: "true"
                storageUri: "[concat('http://',parameters('newStorageAccountName'),'.blob.core.windows.net')]"
    parameters:
      newStorageAccountName:
        value: devopsclestorage
      adminUsername:
        value: devopscle
      adminPassword:
        value: Password1!
      dnsNameForPublicIP:
        value: devopscleazure

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
deployment
complex
always
Deployment details

  group_name
string
always
Name of the resource group

Sample:
myResourceGroup
  id
string
always
The Azure ID of the deployment

Sample:
/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Resources/deployments/myD eployment
  instances
list
always
Provides the public IP addresses for each VM instance.

    ips
list
always
List of Public IP addresses.

      dns_settings
complex
always
DNS Settings

        domain_name_label
string
always
Domain Name Label

Sample:
myvirtualmachine
        fqdn
string
always
Fully Qualified Domain Name.

Sample:
myvirtualmachine.eastus2.cloudapp.azure.com
      id
string
always
Public IP resource id.

Sample:
/subscriptions/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/p ublicIPAddresses/myPublicIP
      name
string
always
Sample:
myPublicIP
      public_ip
string
always
Public IP address value.

Sample:
104.209.244.123
      public_ip_allocation_method
string
always
Public IP allocation method.

Sample:
Dynamic
    vm_name
string
always
Virtual machine name.

Sample:
myvirtualmachine
  name
string
always
Name of the deployment

Sample:
myDeployment
  outputs
complex
always
Dictionary of outputs received from the deployment.

Sample:
{'hostname': {'type': 'String', 'value': 'myvirtualmachine.eastus2.cloudapp.azure.com'}}


Status

Authors

  • David Justice (@devigned)
  • Laurent Mazuel (@lmazuel)
  • Andre Price (@obsoleted)

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