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ec2_vpc_nat_gateway_facts - Retrieves AWS VPC Managed Nat Gateway details using AWS methods.

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Gets various details related to AWS VPC Managed Nat Gateways

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • python >= 2.6

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_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.
filters
A dict of filters to apply. Each dict item consists of a filter key and a filter value. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/APIReference/API_DescribeNatGateways.html for possible filters.
nat_gateway_ids
Get details of specific nat gateway IDs
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
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

# Simple example of listing all nat gateways
- name: List all managed nat gateways in ap-southeast-2
  ec2_vpc_nat_gateway_facts:
    region: ap-southeast-2
  register: all_ngws

- name: Debugging the result
  debug:
    msg: "{{ all_ngws.result }}"

- name: Get details on specific nat gateways
  ec2_vpc_nat_gateway_facts:
    nat_gateway_ids:
      - nat-1234567891234567
      - nat-7654321987654321
    region: ap-southeast-2
  register: specific_ngws

- name: Get all nat gateways with specific filters
  ec2_vpc_nat_gateway_facts:
    region: ap-southeast-2
    filters:
      state: ['pending']
  register: pending_ngws

- name: Get nat gateways with specific filter
  ec2_vpc_nat_gateway_facts:
    region: ap-southeast-2
    filters:
      subnet-id: subnet-12345678
      state: ['available']
  register: existing_nat_gateways

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
result
list
success
The result of the describe, converted to ansible snake case style. See http://boto3.readthedocs.io/en/latest/reference/services/ec2.html#EC2.Client.describe_nat_gateways for the response.



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

  • Karen Cheng (@Etherdaemon)

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