gcp_storage_object – Creates a GCP Object

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Upload or download a file from a GCS bucket.

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
action
-
    Choices:
  • download
  • upload
Upload or download from the bucket.
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
bucket
-
The name of the bucket.
dest
-
Destination location of file (may be local machine or cloud depending on action).
overwrite
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
'Overwrite the file on the bucket/local machine. If overwrite is false and a difference exists between GCS + local, module will fail with error' .
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.
src
-
Source location of file (may be local machine or cloud depending on action).
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 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 object
  gcp_storage_object:
    name: ansible-storage-module
    action: download
    bucket: ansible-bucket
    src: modules.zip
    dest: "~/modules.zip"
    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
action
string
success
Upload or download from the bucket.

bucket
string
success
The name of the bucket.

dest
string
success
Destination location of file (may be local machine or cloud depending on action).

overwrite
boolean
success
'Overwrite the file on the bucket/local machine. If overwrite is false and a difference exists between GCS + local, module will fail with error' .

src
string
success
Source location of file (may be local machine or cloud depending on action).



Status

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)

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