win_share – Manage Windows shares¶
The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.
- As this module used newer cmdlets like New-SmbShare this can only run on Windows 8 / Windows 2012 or newer.
- This is due to the reliance on the WMI provider MSFT_SmbShare https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh830471 which was only added with these Windows releases.
# Playbook example # Add share and set permissions --- - name: Add secret share win_share: name: internal description: top secret share path: C:\shares\internal list: no full: Administrators,CEO read: HR-Global deny: HR-External - name: Add public company share win_share: name: company description: top secret share path: C:\shares\company list: yes full: Administrators,CEO read: Global - name: Remove previously added share win_share: name: internal state: absent
Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:
A list of action cmdlets that were run by the module.
['New-SmbShare -Name share -Path C:\\temp']
- This module is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface. [preview]
- This module is maintained by the Ansible Core Team. [core]
Red Hat Support¶
More information about Red Hat’s support of this module is available from this Red Hat Knowledge Base article.