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dnstxt – query a domain(s)’s DNS txt fields

Synopsis

  • Uses a python library to return the DNS TXT record for a domain.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local master node that executes this lookup.

  • dns/dns.resolver (python library)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
_terms
list / required
domain or list of domains to query TXT records from

Examples

- name: show txt entry
  debug: msg="{{lookup('dnstxt', ['test.example.com'])}}"

- name: iterate over txt entries
  debug: msg="{{item}}"
  with_dnstxt:
    - 'test.example.com'
    - 'other.example.com'
    - 'last.example.com'

- name: iterate of a comma delimited DNS TXT entry
  debug: msg="{{item}}"
  with_dnstxt: "{{lookup('dnstxt', ['test.example.com']).split(',')}}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
_list
list
values returned by the DNS TXT record.



Status

Authors

  • Jan-Piet Mens (@jpmens) <jpmens(at)gmail.com>

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