win_disk_image – Manage ISO/VHD/VHDX mounts on Windows hosts

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Manages mount behavior for a specified ISO, VHD, or VHDX image on a Windows host. When state is present, the image will be mounted under a system-assigned drive letter, which will be returned in the mount_path value of the module result.
  • Requires Windows 8+ or Windows Server 2012+.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
image_path
string / required
Path to an ISO, VHD, or VHDX image on the target Windows host (the file cannot reside on a network share)
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether the image should be present as a drive-letter mount or not.

Examples

# Run installer from mounted ISO, then unmount
- name: Ensure an ISO is mounted
  win_disk_image:
    image_path: C:\install.iso
    state: present
  register: disk_image_out

- name: Run installer from mounted ISO
  win_package:
    path: '{{ disk_image_out.mount_paths[0] }}setup\setup.exe'
    product_id: 35a4e767-0161-46b0-979f-e61f282fee21
    state: present

- name: Unmount ISO
  win_disk_image:
    image_path: C:\install.iso
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
mount_path
string
when state is present
Filesystem path where the target image is mounted, this has been deprecated in favour of mount_paths.

Sample:
F:\
mount_paths
list
when state is present
A list of filesystem paths mounted from the target image.

Sample:
['E:\\', 'F:\\']


Status

Red Hat Support

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

Authors

  • Matt Davis (@nitzmahone)

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