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webfaction_app - Add or remove applications on a Webfaction host

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
autostart
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether the app should restart with an autostart.cgi script
extra_info Default:
Any extra parameters required by the app
login_name
required
The webfaction account to use
login_password
required
The webfaction password to use
machine
The machine name to use (optional for accounts with only one machine)
name
required
The name of the application
port_open
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
IF the port should be opened
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the application should exist
type
required
The type of application to create. See the Webfaction docs at https://docs.webfaction.com/xmlrpc-api/apps.html for a list.

Notes

Note

  • You can run playbooks that use this on a local machine, or on a Webfaction host, or elsewhere, since the scripts use the remote webfaction API. The location is not important. However, running them on multiple hosts simultaneously is best avoided. If you don’t specify localhost as your host, you may want to add serial: 1 to the plays.
  • See the webfaction API for more info.

Examples

- name: Create a test app
  webfaction_app:
    name: "my_wsgi_app1"
    state: present
    type: mod_wsgi35-python27
    login_name: "{{webfaction_user}}"
    login_password: "{{webfaction_passwd}}"
    machine: "{{webfaction_machine}}"

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

  • Quentin Stafford-Fraser (@quentinsf)

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