Documentation

packet_sshkey - Create/delete an SSH key in Packet host.

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • packet-python

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_token
Packet api token. You can also supply it in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.
fingerprint
Fingerprint of the key which you want to remove.
id
UUID of the key which you want to remove.
key
Public Key string ({type} {base64 encoded key} {description}).
key_file
File with the public key.
label
Label for the key. If you keep it empty, it will be read from key string.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the target.

Examples

# All the examples assume that you have your Packet API token in env var PACKET_API_TOKEN.
# You can also pass the api token in module param auth_token.

- name: create sshkey from string
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      key: "{{ lookup('file', 'my_packet_sshkey.pub') }}"

- name: create sshkey from file
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      label: key from file
      key_file: ~/ff.pub

- name: remove sshkey by id
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
    packet_sshkey:
      state: absent
      id: eef49903-7a09-4ca1-af67-4087c29ab5b6

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
bool
always
True if a sshkey was created or removed.

Sample:
True
sshkeys
list
always
Information about sshkeys that were createe/removed.

Sample:
[{'fingerprint': '5c:93:74:7c:ed:07:17:62:28:75:79:23:d6:08:93:46', 'id': '41d61bd8-3342-428b-a09c-e67bdd18a9b7', 'key': 'ssh-dss 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 [email protected]', 'label': 'mynewkey33'}]


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

Hint

If you notice any issues in this documentation you can edit this document to improve it.