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gcp_dns_managed_zone - Creates a GCP ManagedZone

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • A zone is a subtree of the DNS namespace under one administrative responsibility. A ManagedZone is a resource that represents a DNS zone hosted by the Cloud DNS 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
A mutable string of at most 1024 characters associated with this resource for the user's convenience. Has no effect on the managed zone's function.
dns_name
The DNS name of this managed zone, for instance "example.com.".
name
required
User assigned name for this resource.
Must be unique within the project.
name_server_set
Optionally specifies the NameServerSet for this ManagedZone. A NameServerSet is a set of DNS name servers that all host the same ManagedZones. Most users will leave this field unset.
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

  • 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 managed zone
  gcp_dns_managed_zone:
      name: "test_object"
      dns_name: test.somewild2.example.com.
      description: test zone
      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_time
str
success
The time that this resource was created on the server.
This is in RFC3339 text format.

description
str
success
A mutable string of at most 1024 characters associated with this resource for the user's convenience. Has no effect on the managed zone's function.

dns_name
str
success
The DNS name of this managed zone, for instance "example.com.".

id
int
success
Unique identifier for the resource; defined by the server.

name
str
success
User assigned name for this resource.
Must be unique within the project.

name_server_set
list
success
Optionally specifies the NameServerSet for this ManagedZone. A NameServerSet is a set of DNS name servers that all host the same ManagedZones. Most users will leave this field unset.

name_servers
list
success
Delegate your managed_zone to these virtual name servers; defined by the server .



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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