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route53_zone - add or delete Route53 zones

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Creates and deletes Route53 private and public zones

Requirements

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

  • boto
  • boto3
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aws_access_key
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
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
comment Default:
Comment associated with the zone
delegation_set_id
(added in 2.6)
The reusable delegation set ID to be associated with the zone. Note that you can't associate a reusable delegation set with a private hosted zone.
ec2_url
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.
hosted_zone_id
(added in 2.4)
The unique zone identifier you want to delete or "all" if there are many zones with the same domain name. Required if there are multiple zones identified with the above options
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
region
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
security_token
(added in 1.6)
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
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
whether or not the zone should exist or not
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
vpc_id
The VPC ID the zone should be a part of (if this is going to be a private zone)
vpc_region
The VPC Region the zone should be a part of (if this is going to be a private zone)
zone
required
The DNS zone record (eg: foo.com.)

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

- name: create a public zone
  route53_zone:
    zone: example.com
    comment: this is an example

- name: delete a public zone
  route53_zone:
    zone: example.com
    state: absent

- name: create a private zone
  route53_zone:
    zone: devel.example.com
    vpc_id: '{{ myvpc_id }}'
    vpc_region: us-west-2
    comment: developer domain

- name: create a public zone associated with a specific reusable delegation set
  route53_zone:
    zone: example.com
    comment: reusable delegation set example
    delegation_set_id: A1BCDEF2GHIJKL

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
comment
string
when hosted zone exists
optional hosted zone comment

Sample:
Private zone
delegation_set_id
string
for public hosted zones, if they have been associated with a reusable delegation set
id of the associated reusable delegation set

Sample:
A1BCDEF2GHIJKL
name
string
when hosted zone exists
hosted zone name

Sample:
private.local.
private_zone
bool
when hosted zone exists
whether hosted zone is private or public

Sample:
True
vpc_id
string
for private hosted zone
id of vpc attached to private hosted zone

Sample:
vpc-1d36c84f
vpc_region
string
for private hosted zone
region of vpc attached to private hosted zone

Sample:
eu-west-1
zone_id
string
when hosted zone exists
hosted zone id

Sample:
Z6JQG9820BEFMW


Status

This module is flagged as stableinterface which means that the maintainers for this module guarantee that no backward incompatible interface changes will be made.

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

  • Christopher Troup (@minichate)

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