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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
auth_kind
required
    Choices:
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
  • application
The type of credential used.
description
An optional description of this resource.
Provide this property when you create the 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 Default:
None
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
scopes
Array of scopes to be used.
service_account_email
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
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

Examples

- name: create a global address
  gcp_compute_global_address:
      name: "test_object"
      project: "test_project"
      auth_kind: "service_account"
      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
str
success
The static external IP address represented by this resource.

creation_timestamp
str
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
str
success
An optional description of this resource.
Provide this property when you create the resource.

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

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

name
str
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
str
success
A reference to the region where the regional address resides.



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

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)

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