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iam_cert - Manage server certificates for use on ELBs and CloudFront

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Allows for the management of server certificates

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aws_access_key
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
cert
The path to, or content of the certificate body in PEM encoded format. As of 2.4 content is accepted. If the parameter is not a file, it is assumed to be content.
cert_chain
The path to, or content of the CA certificate chain in PEM encoded format. As of 2.4 content is accepted. If the parameter is not a file, it is assumed to be content.
dup_ok Default:
no
By default the module will not upload a certificate that is already uploaded into AWS. If set to True, it will upload the certificate as long as the name is unique.
ec2_url
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
key
The path to, or content of the private key in PEM encoded format. As of 2.4 content is accepted. If the parameter is not a file, it is assumed to be content.
name
required
Name of certificate to add, update or remove.
new_name
When state is present, this will update the name of the cert.
The cert, key and cert_chain parameters will be ignored if this is defined.
new_path
When state is present, this will update the path of the cert.
The cert, key and cert_chain parameters will be ignored if this is defined.
path Default:
/
When creating or updating, specify the desired path of the certificate.
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Whether to create(or update) or delete certificate.
If new_path or new_name is defined, specifying present will attempt to make an update these.
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

# Basic server certificate upload from local file
- iam_cert:
    name: very_ssl
    state: present
    cert: "{{ lookup('file', 'path/to/cert') }}"
    key: "{{ lookup('file', 'path/to/key') }}"
    cert_chain: "{{ lookup('file', 'path/to/certchain') }}"

# Basic server certificate upload
- iam_cert:
    name: very_ssl
    state: present
    cert: path/to/cert
    key: path/to/key
    cert_chain: path/to/certchain

# Server certificate upload using key string
- iam_cert:
    name: very_ssl
    state: present
    path: "/a/cert/path/"
    cert: body_of_somecert
    key: vault_body_of_privcertkey
    cert_chain: body_of_myverytrustedchain

# Basic rename of existing certificate
- iam_cert:
    name: very_ssl
    new_name: new_very_ssl
    state: present

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

  • Jonathan I. Davila

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