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ec2_elb - De-registers or registers instances from EC2 ELBs

Synopsis

  • This module de-registers or registers an AWS EC2 instance from the ELBs that it belongs to.
  • Returns fact “ec2_elbs” which is a list of elbs attached to the instance if state=absent is passed as an argument.
  • Will be marked changed when called only if there are ELBs found to operate on.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • boto

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
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_elbs
List of ELB names, required for registration. The ec2_elbs fact should be used if there was a previous de-register.
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.
enable_availability_zone
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to enable the availability zone of the instance on the target ELB if the availability zone has not already been enabled. If set to no, the task will fail if the availability zone is not enabled on the ELB.
instance_id
required
EC2 Instance ID
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
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
register or deregister the instance
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.
wait
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Wait for instance registration or deregistration to complete successfully before returning.
wait_timeout
(added in 1.6)
Default:
0
Number of seconds to wait for an instance to change state. If 0 then this module may return an error if a transient error occurs. If non-zero then any transient errors are ignored until the timeout is reached. Ignored when wait=no.

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

# basic pre_task and post_task example
pre_tasks:
  - name: Gathering ec2 facts
    action: ec2_facts
  - name: Instance De-register
    local_action:
      module: ec2_elb
      instance_id: "{{ ansible_ec2_instance_id }}"
      state: absent
roles:
  - myrole
post_tasks:
  - name: Instance Register
    local_action:
      module: ec2_elb
      instance_id: "{{ ansible_ec2_instance_id }}"
      ec2_elbs: "{{ item }}"
      state: present
    with_items: "{{ ec2_elbs }}"

Status

This module is flagged as stableinterface which means that the maintainers for this module guarantee that no backward incompatible interface changes will be made.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as certified which means that it is maintained by an Ansible Partner. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by an Ansible Partner, see here.

Author

  • John Jarvis (@jarv)

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