route53_facts – Retrieves route53 details using AWS methods

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Gets various details related to Route53 zone, record set or health check details.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • boto

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
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
change_id
-
The ID of the change batch request.
The value that you specify here is the value that ChangeResourceRecordSets returned in the Id element when you submitted the request.
Required if query is set to change.
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.
delegation_set_id
-
The DNS Zone delegation set ID.
dns_name
-
The first name in the lexicographic ordering of domain names that you want the list_command to start listing from.
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.
health_check_id
-
The ID of the health check.
Required if query is set to health_check and health_check_method is set to details or status or failure_reason.
health_check_method
-
    Choices:
  • list ←
  • details
  • status
  • failure_reason
  • count
  • tags
This is used in conjunction with query: health_check. It allows for listing details, counts or tags of various health check details.
hosted_zone_id
-
The Hosted Zone ID of the DNS zone.
Required if query is set to hosted_zone and hosted_zone_method is set to details.
Required if query is set to record_sets.
hosted_zone_method
-
    Choices:
  • details
  • list ←
  • list_by_name
  • count
  • tags
This is used in conjunction with query: hosted_zone. It allows for listing details, counts or tags of various hosted zone details.
max_items
-
Maximum number of items to return for various get/list requests.
next_marker
-
Some requests such as list_command: hosted_zones will return a maximum number of entries - EG 100 or the number specified by max_items. If the number of entries exceeds this maximum another request can be sent using the NextMarker entry from the first response to get the next page of results.
profile
string
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
query
- / required
    Choices:
  • change
  • checker_ip_range
  • health_check
  • hosted_zone
  • record_sets
  • reusable_delegation_set
specifies the query action to take.
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
resource_id
-
The ID/s of the specified resource/s.
Required if query is set to health_check and health_check_method is to tags.
Required if query is set to hosted_zone and hosted_zone_method is to tags.

aliases: resource_ids
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
start_record_name
-
The first name in the lexicographic ordering of domain names that you want the list_command: record_sets to start listing from.
type
-
    Choices:
  • A
  • CNAME
  • MX
  • AAAA
  • TXT
  • PTR
  • SRV
  • SPF
  • CAA
  • NS
The type of DNS record
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

# Simple example of listing all hosted zones
- name: List all hosted zones
  route53_facts:
    query: hosted_zone
  register: hosted_zones

# Getting a count of hosted zones
- name: Return a count of all hosted zones
  route53_facts:
    query: hosted_zone
    hosted_zone_method: count
  register: hosted_zone_count

- name: List the first 20 resource record sets in a given hosted zone
  route53_facts:
    profile: account_name
    query: record_sets
    hosted_zone_id: ZZZ1111112222
    max_items: 20
  register: record_sets

- name: List first 20 health checks
  route53_facts:
    query: health_check
    health_check_method: list
    max_items: 20
  register: health_checks

- name: Get health check last failure_reason
  route53_facts:
    query: health_check
    health_check_method: failure_reason
    health_check_id: 00000000-1111-2222-3333-12345678abcd
  register: health_check_failure_reason

- name: Retrieve reusable delegation set details
  route53_facts:
    query: reusable_delegation_set
    delegation_set_id: delegation id
  register: delegation_sets

- name: setup of example for using next_marker
  route53_facts:
    query: hosted_zone
    max_items: 1
  register: first_facts

- name: example for using next_marker
  route53_facts:
    query: hosted_zone
    next_marker: "{{ first_facts.NextMarker }}"
    max_items: 1
  when: "{{ 'NextMarker' in first_facts }}"

- name: retrieve host entries starting with host1.workshop.test.io
  block:
    - name: grab zone id
      route53_zone:
        zone: "test.io"
      register: AWSINFO

    - name: grab Route53 record information
      route53_facts:
        type: A
        query: record_sets
        hosted_zone_id: "{{ AWSINFO.zone_id }}"
        start_record_name: "host1.workshop.test.io"
      register: RECORDS

Status

Authors

  • Karen Cheng (@Etherdaemon)

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