rax_files – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Files Containers

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Files Containers

Requirements

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

  • pyrax
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
-
Default:
"https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/"
The URI of the authentication service.
clear_meta
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Optionally clear existing metadata when applying metadata to existing containers. Selecting this option is only appropriate when setting type=meta
container
- / required
The container to use for container or metadata operations.
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
env
string
identity_type
-
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
meta
-
A hash of items to set as metadata values on a container
private
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Used to set a container as private, removing it from the CDN. Warning! Private containers, if previously made public, can have live objects available until the TTL on cached objects expires
public
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Used to set a container as public, available via the Cloud Files CDN
region
string
Default:
"DFW"
Region to create an instance in
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
tenant_id
-
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
-
The tenant name used for authentication.
ttl
-
In seconds, set a container-wide TTL for all objects cached on CDN edge nodes. Setting a TTL is only appropriate for containers that are public
type
-
    Choices:
  • file ←
  • meta
Type of object to do work on, i.e. metadata object or a container object
username
string
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

aliases: verify_ssl
web_error
-
Sets an object to be presented as the HTTP error page when accessed by the CDN URL
web_index
-
Sets an object to be presented as the HTTP index page when accessed by the CDN URL

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)
  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)

Examples

- name: "Test Cloud Files Containers"
  hosts: local
  gather_facts: no
  tasks:
    - name: "List all containers"
      rax_files:
        state: list

    - name: "Create container called 'mycontainer'"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer

    - name: "Create container 'mycontainer2' with metadata"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        meta:
          key: value
          file_for: [email protected]

    - name: "Set a container's web index page"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        web_index: index.html

    - name: "Set a container's web error page"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        web_error: error.html

    - name: "Make container public"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        public: yes

    - name: "Make container public with a 24 hour TTL"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        public: yes
        ttl: 86400

    - name: "Make container private"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer
        private: yes

- name: "Test Cloud Files Containers Metadata Storage"
  hosts: local
  gather_facts: no
  tasks:
    - name: "Get mycontainer2 metadata"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        type: meta

    - name: "Set mycontainer2 metadata"
      rax_files:
        container: mycontainer2
        type: meta
        meta:
          uploaded_by: [email protected]

    - name: "Remove mycontainer2 metadata"
      rax_files:
        container: "mycontainer2"
        type: meta
        state: absent
        meta:
          key: ""
          file_for: ""

Status

Authors

  • Paul Durivage (@angstwad)

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