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gc_storage - This module manages objects/buckets in Google Cloud Storage.

New in version 1.4.

Synopsis

  • This module allows users to manage their objects/buckets in Google Cloud Storage. It allows upload and download operations and can set some canned permissions. It also allows retrieval of URLs for objects for use in playbooks, and retrieval of string contents of objects. This module requires setting the default project in GCS prior to playbook usage. See https://developers.google.com/storage/docs/reference/v1/apiversion1 for information about setting the default project.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • boto >= 2.9

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
bucket
required
Bucket name.
dest
The destination file path when downloading an object/key with a GET operation.
expiration
Time limit (in seconds) for the URL generated and returned by GCA when performing a mode=put or mode=get_url operation. This url is only available when public-read is the acl for the object.
force
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Forces an overwrite either locally on the filesystem or remotely with the object/key. Used with PUT and GET operations.

aliases: overwrite
gs_access_key
required
GS access key. If not set then the value of the GS_ACCESS_KEY_ID environment variable is used.
gs_secret_key
required
GS secret key. If not set then the value of the GS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.
headers
(added in 2.0)
Default:
{}
Headers to attach to object.
mode
required
    Choices:
  • get
  • put
  • get_url
  • get_str
  • delete
  • create
Switches the module behaviour between upload, download, get_url (return download url) , get_str (download object as string), create (bucket) and delete (bucket).
object
Keyname of the object inside the bucket. Can be also be used to create "virtual directories" (see examples).
permission Default:
private
This option let's the user set the canned permissions on the object/bucket that are created. The permissions that can be set are 'private', 'public-read', 'authenticated-read'.
region
(added in 2.4)
Default:
US
The gs region to use. If not defined then the value 'US' will be used. See https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/bucket-locations
src
The source file path when performing a PUT operation.
versioning
bool

(added in 2.4)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether versioning is enabled or disabled (note that once versioning is enabled, it can only be suspended)

Examples

- name: Upload some content
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    object: key.txt
    src: /usr/local/myfile.txt
    mode: put
    permission: public-read

- name: Upload some headers
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    object: key.txt
    src: /usr/local/myfile.txt
    headers: '{"Content-Encoding": "gzip"}'

- name: Download some content
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    object: key.txt
    dest: /usr/local/myfile.txt
    mode: get

- name: Download an object as a string to use else where in your playbook
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    object: key.txt
    mode: get_str

- name: Create an empty bucket
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    mode: create

- name: Create a bucket with key as directory
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    object: /my/directory/path
    mode: create

- name: Delete a bucket and all contents
  gc_storage:
    bucket: mybucket
    mode: delete

- name: Create a bucket with versioning enabled
  gc_storage:
    bucket: "mybucket"
    versioning: yes
    mode: create

- name: Create a bucket located in the eu
  gc_storage:
    bucket: "mybucket"
    region: "europe-west3"
    mode: create

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

  • Benno Joy (@bennojoy)
  • Lukas Beumer (@nitaco)

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