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Ansible's script to pull an inventory from foreman
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Python 2.6 compatibility and supporting child hostgroups
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README.md

Script for ansible to pull an inventory from foreman

Generates inventory that Ansible can understand by making API requests to Foreman.

Information about the Foreman's instance can be stored in the foreman.ini file. A base_url, username and password need to be provided. The path to an alternate configuration file can be provided by exporting the FOREMAN_INI_PATH variable.

When run against a specific host, this script returns the following variables based on the data obtained from Foreman:

  • id
  • ip
  • name
  • environment
  • os
  • model
  • compute_resource
  • domain
  • architecture
  • created
  • updated
  • status
  • ansible_ssh_host

When run in --list mode, instances are grouped by the following categories:

  • group

Usage

Execute uname on all instances in the dev group

sh $ ansible -i theforeman.py dev -m shell -a \"/bin/uname -a\"

Notes

This was submitted to the Ansible project, but the patch was not included. I'll maintain this script in this repository for now.

Internet Systems Consortium license

Copyright (c) 2014, Franck Cuny (franckcuny@gmail.com)

Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTUOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

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