gcp_compute_global_address – Creates a GCP GlobalAddress

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • Represents a Global Address resource. Global addresses are used for HTTP(S) load balancing.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • requests >= 2.18.4
  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address
-
added in 2.8
The static external IP address represented by this resource.
address_type
-
added in 2.8
    Choices:
  • EXTERNAL ←
  • INTERNAL
The type of the address to reserve, default is EXTERNAL.
* EXTERNAL indicates public/external single IP address.
* INTERNAL indicates internal IP ranges belonging to some network.
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
description
-
An optional description of this resource.
ip_version
-
    Choices:
  • IPV4
  • IPV6
The IP Version that will be used by this address. Valid options are `IPV4` or `IPV6`. The default value is `IPV4`.
name
- / required
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
scopes
list
Array of scopes to be used.
service_account_contents
string
A string representing the contents of a Service Account JSON file.
This should not be passed in as a dictionary, but a string that has the exact contents of a service account json file (valid JSON)
service_account_email
string
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
path
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Notes

Note

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/v1/globalAddresses
  • Reserving a Static External IP Address: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/ip-addresses/reserve-static-external-ip-address
  • For authentication, you can set service_account_file using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_FILE env variable.
  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.
  • For authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS env variable.
  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.
  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.
  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.
  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- name: create a global address
  gcp_compute_global_address:
    name: test_object
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
address
string
success
The static external IP address represented by this resource.

addressType
string
success
The type of the address to reserve, default is EXTERNAL.
* EXTERNAL indicates public/external single IP address.
* INTERNAL indicates internal IP ranges belonging to some network.

creationTimestamp
string
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
string
success
An optional description of this resource.

id
integer
success
The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.

ipVersion
string
success
The IP Version that will be used by this address. Valid options are `IPV4` or `IPV6`. The default value is `IPV4`.

name
string
success
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

region
string
success
A reference to the region where the regional address resides.



Status

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)

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