iam_password_policy – Update an IAM Password Policy

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Module updates an IAM Password Policy on a given AWS account

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • botocore
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
allow_pw_change
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Allow users to change their password.

aliases: allow_password_change
aws_access_key
string
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
string
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
debug_botocore_endpoint_logs
boolean
added in 2.8
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Use a botocore.endpoint logger to parse the unique (rather than total) "resource:action" API calls made during a task, outputing the set to the resource_actions key in the task results. Use the aws_resource_action callback to output to total list made during a playbook. The ANSIBLE_DEBUG_BOTOCORE_LOGS environment variable may also be used.
ec2_url
string
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.
min_pw_length
-
Default:
6
Minimum password length.

aliases: minimum_password_length
profile
string
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
pw_expire
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Prevents users from change an expired password.

aliases: password_expire, expire
pw_max_age
-
Default:
0
Maximum age for a password in days.

aliases: password_max_age
pw_reuse_prevent
-
Default:
0
Prevent re-use of passwords.

aliases: password_reuse_prevent, prevent_reuse
region
string
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
require_lowercase
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Require lowercase letters in password.
require_numbers
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Require numbers in password.
require_symbols
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Require symbols in password.
require_uppercase
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Require uppercase letters in password.
security_token
string
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
Specifies the overall state of the password policy.
validate_certs
boolean
    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

- name: Password policy for AWS account
  iam_password_policy:
    state: present
    min_pw_length: 8
    require_symbols: false
    require_numbers: true
    require_uppercase: true
    require_lowercase: true
    allow_pw_change: true
    pw_max_age: 60
    pw_reuse_prevent: 5
    pw_expire: false

Status

Authors

  • Aaron Smith (@slapula)

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