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rpm_key – Adds or removes a gpg key from the rpm db

Synopsis

  • Adds or removes (rpm –import) a gpg key to your rpm database.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
key
- / required
Key that will be modified. Can be a url, a file, or a keyid if the key already exists in the database.
state
-
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
If the key will be imported or removed from the rpm db.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no and the key is a url starting with https, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

# Example action to import a key from a url
- rpm_key:
    state: present
    key: http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

# Example action to import a key from a file
- rpm_key:
    state: present
    key: /path/to/key.gpg

# Example action to ensure a key is not present in the db
- rpm_key:
    state: absent
    key: DEADB33F

Status

Red Hat Support

More information about Red Hat’s support of this module is available from this Red Hat Knowledge Base article.

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