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gcp_compute_target_tcp_proxy - Creates a GCP TargetTcpProxy

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • Represents a TargetTcpProxy resource, which is used by one or more global forwarding rule to route incoming TCP requests to a Backend service.

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.
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.
proxy_header
    Choices:
  • NONE
  • PROXY_V1
Specifies the type of proxy header to append before sending data to the backend, either NONE or PROXY_V1. The default is NONE.
scopes
Array of scopes to be used.
service
required
A reference to the BackendService resource.
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

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/latest/targetTcpProxies
  • Setting Up TCP proxy for Google Cloud Load Balancing: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/load-balancing/tcp-ssl/tcp-proxy
  • 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 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 instance group
  gcp_compute_instance_group:
      name: "instancegroup-targettcpproxy"
      zone: us-central1-a
      project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
      auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
      service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
      state: present
  register: instancegroup

- name: create a health check
  gcp_compute_health_check:
      name: "healthcheck-targettcpproxy"
      type: TCP
      tcp_health_check:
        port_name: service-health
        request: ping
        response: pong
      healthy_threshold: 10
      timeout_sec: 2
      unhealthy_threshold: 5
      project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
      auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
      service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
      state: present
  register: healthcheck

- name: create a backend service
  gcp_compute_backend_service:
      name: "backendservice-targettcpproxy"
      backends:
      - group: "{{ instancegroup }}"
      health_checks:
      - "{{ healthcheck.selfLink }}"
      protocol: TCP
      project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
      auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
      service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
      state: present
  register: backendservice

- name: create a target tcp proxy
  gcp_compute_target_tcp_proxy:
      name: "test_object"
      proxy_header: PROXY_V1
      service: "{{ backendservice }}"
      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
creation_timestamp
str
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
str
success
An optional description of this resource.

id
int
success
The unique identifier for the resource.

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.

proxy_header
str
success
Specifies the type of proxy header to append before sending data to the backend, either NONE or PROXY_V1. The default is NONE.

service
dict
success
A reference to the BackendService resource.



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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