ipa_vault – Manage FreeIPA vaults

New in version 2.7.

Synopsis

  • Add, modify and delete vaults and secret vaults.
  • KRA service should be enabled to use this module.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cn
- / required
Vault name.
Can not be changed as it is the unique identifier.

aliases: name
description
-
Description.
ipa_host
string
Default:
"ipa.example.com"
IP or hostname of IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_HOST will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_HOST and the value are not specified in the task, then DNS will be used to try to discover the FreeIPA server.
The relevant entry needed in FreeIPA is the 'ipa-ca' entry.
If neither the DNS entry, nor the environment IPA_HOST, nor the value are available in the task, then the default value will be used.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_pass
string / required
Password of administrative user.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PASS will be used instead.
Note that if the 'urllib_gssapi' library is available, it is possible to use GSSAPI to authenticate to FreeIPA.
If the environment variable KRB5CCNAME is available, the module will use this kerberos credentials cache to authenticate to the FreeIPA server.
If the environment variable KRB5_CLIENT_KTNAME is available, and KRB5CCNAME is not; the module will use this kerberos keytab to authenticate.
If GSSAPI is not available, the usage of 'ipa_pass' is required.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_port
integer
Default:
443
Port of FreeIPA / IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PORT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_PORT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_prot
string
    Choices:
  • http
  • https ←
Protocol used by IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_PROT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_PROT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipa_timeout
integer
added in 2.7
Default:
10
Specifies idle timeout (in seconds) for the connection.
For bulk operations, you may want to increase this in order to avoid timeout from IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_TIMEOUT and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
ipa_user
string
Default:
"admin"
Administrative account used on IPA server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable IPA_USER will be used instead.
If both the environment variable IPA_USER and the value are not specified in the task, then default value is set.
Environment variable fallback mechanism is added in Ansible 2.5.
ipavaultpublickey
-
Public key.

aliases: vault_public_key
ipavaultsalt
-
Vault Salt.

aliases: vault_salt
ipavaulttype
- / required
    Choices:
  • standard
  • symmetric ←
  • asymmetric
Vault types are based on security level.

aliases: vault_type
replace
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Force replace the existant vault on IPA server.
service
-
Any service can own one or more service vaults.
Mutually exclusive with user.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State to ensure.
username
-
Any user can own one or more user vaults.
Mutually exclusive with service.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Validate IPA server certificates.

Examples

# Ensure vault is present
- ipa_vault:
    name: vault01
    vault_type: standard
    user: user01
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret
    validate_certs: false

# Ensure vault is present for Admin user
- ipa_vault:
    name: vault01
    vault_type: standard
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

# Ensure vault is absent
- ipa_vault:
    name: vault01
    vault_type: standard
    user: user01
    state: absent
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

# Modify vault if already exists
- ipa_vault:
    name: vault01
    vault_type: standard
    description: "Vault for test"
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret
    replace: True

# Get vault info if already exists
- ipa_vault:
    name: vault01
    ipa_host: ipa.example.com
    ipa_user: admin
    ipa_pass: topsecret

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
vault
dictionary
always
Vault as returned by IPA API



Status

Authors

  • Juan Manuel Parrilla (@jparrill)

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