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netcup_dns – manage Netcup DNS records

New in version 2.7.0.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • nc-dnsapi >= 0.1.3

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
- / required
API key for authentification, must be obtained via the netcup CCP (https://ccp.netcup.net)
api_password
- / required
API password for authentification, must be obtained via the netcup CCP (https://ccp.netcup.net)
customer_id
- / required
Netcup customer id
domain
- / required
Domainname the records should be added / removed
priority
-
Record priority. Required for type=MX
record
-
Default:
"@"
Record to add or delete, supports wildcard (*). Default is @ (e.g. the zone name)

aliases: name
solo
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether the record should be the only one for that record type and record name. Only use with state=present
This will delete all other records with the same record name and type.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the record should exist or not
type
- / required
    Choices:
  • A
  • AAAA
  • MX
  • CNAME
  • CAA
  • SRV
  • TXT
  • TLSA
  • NS
  • DS
Record type
value
- / required
Record value

Examples

- name: Create a record of type A
  netcup_dns:
    api_key: "..."
    api_password: "..."
    customer_id: "..."
    domain: "example.com"
    name: "mail"
    type: "A"
    value: "127.0.0.1"

- name: Delete that record
  netcup_dns:
    api_key: "..."
    api_password: "..."
    customer_id: "..."
    domain: "example.com"
    name: "mail"
    type: "A"
    value: "127.0.0.1"
    state: absent

- name: Create a wildcard record
  netcup_dns:
    api_key: "..."
    api_password: "..."
    customer_id: "..."
    domain: "example.com"
    name: "*"
    type: "A"
    value: "127.0.1.1"

- name: Set the MX record for example.com
  netcup_dns:
    api_key: "..."
    api_password: "..."
    customer_id: "..."
    domain: "example.com"
    type: "MX"
    value: "mail.example.com"

- name: Set a record and ensure that this is the only one
  netcup_dns:
    api_key: "..."
    api_password: "..."
    customer_id: "..."
    name: "demo"
    domain: "example.com"
    type: "AAAA"
    value: "::1"
    solo: true

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
records
complex
success
list containing all records

  id
integer
success
internal id of the record

Sample:
12345
  name
string
success
the record name

Sample:
fancy-hostname
  priority
integer
success
the record priority (only relevant if type=MX)

  type
string
succcess
the record type

Sample:
A
  value
string
success
the record destination

Sample:
127.0.0.1


Status

Authors

  • Nicolai Buchwitz (@nbuchwitz)

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