hcloud_rdns – Create and manage reverse DNS entries on the Hetzner Cloud

New in version 2.9.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and delete reverse DNS entries on the Hetzner Cloud.

Requirements

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

  • hcloud-python >= 1.0.0
  • hcloud-python >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_token
string / required
This is the API Token for the Hetzner Cloud.
dns_ptr
string
The DNS address the ip_address should resolve to.
Omit the param to reset the reverse DNS entry to the default value.
endpoint
string
Default:
"https://api.hetzner.cloud/v1"
This is the API Endpoint for the Hetzner Cloud.
ip_address
string / required
The IP address that should point to dns_ptr.
server
string / required
The name of the Hetzner Cloud server you want to add the reverse DNS entry to.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
State of the reverse DNS entry.

See Also

See also

Documentation for Hetzner Cloud API
Complete reference for the Hetzner Cloud API.

Examples

- name: Create a reverse DNS entry for a server
  hcloud_rdns:
    server: my-server
    ip_address: 123.123.123.123
    dns_ptr: example.com
    state: present

- name: Ensure the reverse DNS entry is absent (remove if needed)
  hcloud_rdns:
    server: my-server
    ip_address: 123.123.123.123
    dns_ptr: example.com
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
hcloud_rdns
complex
always
The reverse DNS entry

  dns_ptr
string
always
The DNS that resolves to the IP

Sample:
example.com
  ip_address
string
always
The IP address that point to the DNS ptr

Sample:
123.123.123.123
  server
string
always
Name of the server

Sample:
my-server


Status

Authors

  • Lukas Kaemmerling (@lkaemmerling)

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