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azure_rm_dnsrecordset - Create, delete and update DNS record sets and records.

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Creates, deletes, and updates DNS records sets and records within an existing Azure DNS Zone.

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
Active Directory username. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
adfs_authority_url
(added in 2.6)
Default:
None
Azure AD authority url. Use when authenticating with Username/password, and has your own ADFS authority.
api_profile
(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
bool
    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
(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
(added in 2.5)
    Choices:
  • validate
  • ignore
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
Azure client ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
cloud_environment
(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.
password
Active Directory user password. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
profile
Security profile found in ~/.azure/credentials file.
record_mode
    Choices:
  • append
  • purge ←
whether existing record values not sent to the module should be purged
record_type
required
    Choices:
  • A
  • AAAA
  • CNAME
  • MX
  • NS
  • SRV
  • TXT
  • PTR
the type of record set to create or delete
records
list of records to be created depending on the type of record (set)
priority
used for creating an SRV record set/records
entry
primary data value for all record types.
preference
used for creating an MX record set/records
weight
used for creating an SRV record set/records
port
used for creating an SRV record set/records
relative_name
required
relative name of the record set
resource_group
required
name of resource group
secret
Azure client secret. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Assert the state of the record set. Use present to create or update and absent to delete.
subscription_id
Your Azure subscription Id.
tags
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.
tenant
Azure tenant ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
time_to_live Default:
3600
time to live of the record set in seconds
zone_name
required
name of the existing DNS zone in which to manage the record set

Notes

Note

  • For authentication with Azure you can pass parameters, set environment variables or use a profile stored in ~/.azure/credentials. Authentication is 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.

Examples

- name: ensure an "A" record set with multiple records
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    relative_name: www
    zone_name: testing.com
    record_type: A
    state: present
    records:
      - entry: 192.168.100.101
      - entry: 192.168.100.102
      - entry: 192.168.100.103

- name: delete a record set
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    record_type: A
    relative_name: www
    zone_name: testing.com
    state: absent

- name: create multiple "A" record sets with multiple records
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    zone_name: testing.com
    state: present
    relative_name: "{{ item.name }}"
    record_type: "{{ item.type }}"
    records: "{{ item.records }}"
  with_items:
    - { name: 'servera', type: 'A', records: [ { entry: '10.10.10.20' }, { entry: '10.10.10.21' }] }
    - { name: 'serverb', type: 'A', records: [ { entry: '10.10.10.30' }, { entry: '10.10.10.41' }] }
    - { name: 'serverc', type: 'A', records: [ { entry: '10.10.10.40' }, { entry: '10.10.10.41' }] }

- name: create SRV records in a new record set
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    relative_name: _sip._tcp.testing.com
    zone_name: testing.com
    time_to_live: 7200
    record_type: SRV
    state: present
    records:
    - entry: sip.testing.com
      preference: 10
      priority: 20
      weight: 10
      port: 5060

- name: create PTR record in a new record set
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    relative_name: 192.168.100.101.in-addr.arpa
    zone_name: testing.com
    record_type: PTR
    records:
    - entry: servera.testing.com

- name: create TXT record in a new record set
  azure_rm_dnsrecordset:
    resource_group: Testing
    relative_name: mail.testing.com
    zone_name: testing.com
    record_type: TXT
    records:
    - entry: 'v=spf1 a -all'

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

  • Obezimnaka Boms (@ozboms)
  • Matt Davis (@nitzmahone)

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