tower_receive – Receive assets from Ansible Tower

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • ansible-tower-cli >= 3.0.2
  • ansible-tower-cli >= 3.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
all
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Export all assets
credential
-
Default:
[]
List of credential names to export
credential_type
-
Default:
[]
List of credential type names to export
inventory
-
Default:
[]
List of inventory names to export
inventory_script
-
Default:
[]
List of inventory script names to export
job_template
-
Default:
[]
List of job template names to export
notification_template
-
Default:
[]
List of notification template names to export
organization
-
Default:
[]
List of organization names to export
project
-
Default:
[]
List of project names to export
team
-
Default:
[]
List of team names to export
tower_config_file
path
Path to the Tower config file.
tower_host
string
URL to your Tower instance.
tower_password
string
Password for your Tower instance.
tower_username
string
Username for your Tower instance.
user
-
Default:
[]
List of user names to export
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether to allow insecure connections to Tower.
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

aliases: tower_verify_ssl
workflow
-
Default:
[]
List of workflow names to export

Notes

Note

  • Specifying a name of “all” for any asset type will export all items of that asset type.
  • If no config_file is provided we will attempt to use the tower-cli library defaults to find your Tower host information.
  • config_file should contain Tower configuration in the following format host=hostname username=username password=password

Examples

- name: Export all tower assets
  tower_receive:
    all: True
    tower_config_file: "~/tower_cli.cfg"

- name: Export all inventories
  tower_receive:
    inventory:
      - all

- name: Export a job template named "My Template" and all Credentials
  tower_receive:
    job_template:
      - "My Template"
    credential:
      - all

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
assets
dictionary
success
The exported assets

Sample:
[{}, {}]


Status

Authors

  • John Westcott IV (@john-westcott-iv)

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