cyberark_authentication – Module for CyberArk Vault Authentication using PAS Web Services SDK

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Authenticates to CyberArk Vault using Privileged Account Security Web Services SDK and creates a session fact that can be used by other modules. It returns an Ansible fact called cyberark_session. Every module can use this fact as cyberark_session parameter.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_base_url
-
A string containing the base URL of the server hosting CyberArk's Privileged Account Security Web Services SDK.
cyberark_session
-
Dictionary set by a CyberArk authentication containing the different values to perform actions on a logged-on CyberArk session.
new_password
-
The new password of the user. This parameter is optional, and enables you to change a password.
password
-
The password of the user.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Specifies if an authentication logon/logoff and a cyberark_session should be added/removed.
use_radius_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not users will be authenticated via a RADIUS server. Valid values are true/false.
use_shared_logon_authentication
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether or not Shared Logon Authentication will be used.
username
-
The name of the user who will logon to the Vault.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only set to false used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

- name: Logon to CyberArk Vault using PAS Web Services SDK - use_shared_logon_authentication
  cyberark_authentication:
    api_base_url: "{{ web_services_base_url }}"
    use_shared_logon_authentication: yes

- name: Logon to CyberArk Vault using PAS Web Services SDK - Not use_shared_logon_authentication
  cyberark_authentication:
    api_base_url: "{{ web_services_base_url }}"
    username: "{{ password_object.password }}"
    password: "{{ password_object.passprops.username }}"
    use_shared_logon_authentication: no

- name: Logoff from CyberArk Vault
  cyberark_authentication:
    state: absent
    cyberark_session: "{{ cyberark_session }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
cyberark_session
dictionary
success
Authentication facts.

Sample:
{'api_base_url': {'description': 'Base URL for API calls. Returned in the cyberark_session, so it can be used in subsequent calls.', 'type': 'str', 'returned': 'always'}, 'token': {'description': 'The token that identifies the session, encoded in BASE 64.', 'type': 'str', 'returned': 'always'}, 'use_shared_logon_authentication': {'description': 'Whether or not Shared Logon Authentication was used to establish the session.', 'type': 'bool', 'returned': 'always'}, 'validate_certs': {'description': 'Whether or not SSL certificates should be validated.', 'type': 'bool', 'returned': 'always'}}


Status

Authors

  • Edward Nunez (@enunez-cyberark) CyberArk BizDev
  • Cyberark Bizdev (@cyberark-bizdev)
  • erasmix (@erasmix)

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