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azure_rm_trafficmanagerendpoint - Manage Azure Traffic Manager endpoint.

New in version 2.7.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and delete Azure Traffic Manager endpoint.

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.
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.
enabled
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
The status of the endpoint.
geo_mapping
str
The list of countries/regions mapped to this endpoint when traffic manager profile has routing_method of geographic.
location
str
Specifies the location of the external or nested endpoints when using the 'Performance' traffic routing method.
min_child_endpoints
int
The minimum number of endpoints that must be available in the child profile in order for the parent profile to be considered available.
Only applicable to endpoint of type (nested_endpoints).
name
str

required
The name of the endpoint.
password
Active Directory user password. Use when authenticating with an Active Directory user rather than service principal.
priority
int
The priority of this endpoint when traffic manager profile has routing_method of priority.
Possible values are from 1 to 1000, lower values represent higher priority.
This is an optional parameter. If specified, it must be specified on all endpoints.
No two endpoints can share the same priority value.
profile
Security profile found in ~/.azure/credentials file.
profile_name
str

required
Name of Traffic Manager profile where this endpoints attaches to.
resource_group
str

required
Name of a resource group where the Traffic Manager endpoint exists or will be created.
secret
Azure client secret. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Assert the state of the Traffic Manager endpoint. Use present to create or update a Traffic Manager endpoint and absent to delete it.
subscription_id
Your Azure subscription Id.
target
str
The fully-qualified DNS name of the endpoint.
target_resource_id
str
The Azure Resource URI of the of the endpoint.
Not applicable to endpoints of type external_endpoints.
tenant
Azure tenant ID. Use when authenticating with a Service Principal.
type
required
    Choices:
  • azure_endpoints
  • external_endpoints
  • nested_endpoints
The type of the endpoint.
weight
int
The weight of this endpoint when traffic manager profile has routing_method of weighted.
Possible values are from 1 to 1000.

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: create a endpoint for a traffic manager profile
  azure_rm_trafficmanagerendpoint:
      resource_group: testresourcegroup
      profile_name: myprofilename
      name: testendpoint1
      type: external_endpoints
      location: westus
      priority: 2
      weight: 1
      target: 1.2.3.4

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
id
str
when traffic manager endpoint exists
The ID of the traffic manager endpoint



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.

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