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vultr_dns_record - Manages DNS records on Vultr.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and remove DNS records.

Aliases: vr_dns_record

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_account Default:
default
Name of the ini section in the vultr.ini file.
The ENV variable VULTR_API_ACCOUNT is used as default, when defined.
api_endpoint
URL to API endpint (without trailing slash).
The ENV variable VULTR_API_ENDPOINT is used as default, when defined.
Fallback value is https://api.vultr.com if not specified.
api_key
API key of the Vultr API.
The ENV variable VULTR_API_KEY is used as default, when defined.
api_retries
Amount of retries in case of the Vultr API retuns an HTTP 503 code.
The ENV variable VULTR_API_RETRIES is used as default, when defined.
Fallback value is 5 retries if not specified.
api_timeout
HTTP timeout to Vultr API.
The ENV variable VULTR_API_TIMEOUT is used as default, when defined.
Fallback value is 60 seconds if not specified.
data
Data of the record.
Required if state=present or multiple=yes.
domain
required
The domain the record is related to.
multiple
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to use more than one record with similar name including no name and record_type.
Only allowed for a few record types, e.g. record_type=A, record_type=NS or record_type=MX.
data will not be updated, instead it is used as a key to find existing records.
name Default:
The record name (subrecord).

aliases: subrecord
priority Default:
0
Priority of the record.
record_type
    Choices:
  • A ←
  • AAAA
  • CNAME
  • MX
  • SRV
  • CAA
  • TXT
  • NS
  • SSHFP
Type of the record.

aliases: type
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the DNS record.
ttl Default:
300
TTL of the record.
validate_certs
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Validate SSL certs of the Vultr API.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Ensure an A record exists
  vultr_dns_record:
    name: www
    domain: example.com
    data: 10.10.10.10
    ttl: 3600

- name: Ensure a second A record exists for round robin LB
  vultr_dns_record:
    name: www
    domain: example.com
    data: 10.10.10.11
    ttl: 60
    multiple: yes

- name: Ensure a CNAME record exists
  vultr_dns_record:
    name: web
    record_type: CNAME
    domain: example.com
    data: www.example.com

- name: Ensure MX record exists
  vultr_dns_record:
    record_type: MX
    domain: example.com
    data: "{{ item.data }}"
    priority: "{{ item.priority }}"
    multiple: yes
  with_items:
  - { data: mx1.example.com, priority: 10 }
  - { data: mx2.example.com, priority: 10 }
  - { data: mx3.example.com, priority: 20 }

- name: Ensure a record is absent
  local_action:
    module: vultr_dns_record
    name: www
    domain: example.com
    state: absent

- name: Ensure MX record is absent in case multiple exists
  vultr_dns_record:
    record_type: MX
    domain: example.com
    data: mx1.example.com
    multiple: yes
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
vultr_api
complex
success
Response from Vultr API with a few additions/modification

  api_timeout
int
success
Timeout used for the API requests

Sample:
60
  api_account
string
success
Account used in the ini file to select the key

Sample:
default
vultr_dns_record
complex
success
Response from Vultr API

  priority
int
success
Priority of the DNS record.

Sample:
10
  record_type
string
success
The name of the DNS record.

Sample:
web
  domain
string
success
Domain the DNS record is related to.

Sample:
example.com
  name
string
success
The name of the DNS record.

Sample:
web
  ttl
int
success
Time to live of the DNS record.

Sample:
300
  data
string
success
Data of the DNS record.

Sample:
10.10.10.10
  id
int
success
The ID of the DNS record.

Sample:
1265277


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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