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vultr_user - Manages users on Vultr.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and remove users.

Aliases: vr_user

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
acls
    Choices:
  • manage_users
  • subscriptions
  • provisioning
  • billing
  • support
  • abuse
  • dns
  • upgrade
List of ACLs this users should have, see https://www.vultr.com/api/#user_user_list.
Required if state=present.
One or more of the choices list, some depend on each other.

aliases: acl
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_enabled
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether the API is enabled or not.
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.
email
Email of the user.
Required if state=present.
force
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Password will only be changed with enforcement.
name
required
Name of the user
password
Password of the user.
Only considered while creating a user or when force=yes.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the user.
validate_certs
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Validate SSL certs of the Vultr API.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Ensure a user exists
  local_action:
    module: vultr_user
    name: john
    email: [email protected]
    password: s3cr3t
    acls:
      - upgrade
      - dns
      - manage_users
      - subscriptions
      - upgrade

- name: Remove a user
  local_action:
    module: vultr_user
    name: john
    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_endpoint
string
success
Endpoint used for the API requests

Sample:
https://api.vultr.com
  api_timeout
int
success
Timeout used for the API requests

Sample:
60
  api_retries
int
success
Amount of max retries for the API requests

Sample:
5
  api_account
string
success
Account used in the ini file to select the key

Sample:
default
vultr_user
complex
success
Response from Vultr API

  acls
list
success
List of ACLs of the user.

Sample:
['manage_users', 'support', 'upgrade']
  name
string
success
Name of the user.

Sample:
john
  api_enabled
bool
success
Whether the API is enabled or not.

Sample:
True
  api_key
string
only after resource was created
API key of the user.

Sample:
567E6K567E6K567E6K567E6K567E6K
  id
string
success
ID of the user.

Sample:
5904bc6ed9234
  email
string
success
Email of the user.

Sample:


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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