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dynamodb_ttl - set TTL for a given DynamoDB table.

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Uses boto3 to set TTL.
  • requires botocore version 1.5.24 or higher.

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • botocore>=1.5.24
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
attribute_name
required
the name of the Time to Live attribute used to store the expiration time for items in the table
this appears to be required by the API even when disabling TTL.
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.
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:
  • enable ←
  • disable
state to set DynamoDB table to
table_name
required
name of the DynamoDB table to work on
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: enable TTL on my cowfacts table
  dynamodb_ttl:
    state: enable
    table_name: cowfacts
    attribute_name: cow_deleted_date

- name: disable TTL on my cowfacts table
  dynamodb_ttl:
    state: disable
    table_name: cowfacts
    attribute_name: cow_deleted_date

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
current_status
dict
always
current or new TTL specification.

Sample:
[{'AttributeName': 'deploy_timestamp', 'TimeToLiveStatus': 'ENABLED'}, {'AttributeName': 'deploy_timestamp', 'Enabled': True}]


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

  • Ted Timmons (@tedder)

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