oracle.oci.oci_os_management_available_windows_update_facts – Fetches details about one or multiple AvailableWindowsUpdate resources in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Note

This plugin is part of the oracle.oci collection (version 4.10.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install oracle.oci.

To use it in a playbook, specify: oracle.oci.oci_os_management_available_windows_update_facts.

New in version 2.9.0: of oracle.oci

Synopsis

  • Fetches details about one or multiple AvailableWindowsUpdate resources in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Returns a list of available Windows updates for a Managed Instance. This is only applicable to Windows instances.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_user
string
The OCID of the user, on whose behalf, OCI APIs are invoked. If not set, then the value of the OCI_USER_ID environment variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the user is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location). To get the user's OCID, please refer https://docs.us-phoenix-1.oraclecloud.com/Content/API/Concepts/apisigningkey.htm.
api_user_fingerprint
string
Fingerprint for the key pair being used. If not set, then the value of the OCI_USER_FINGERPRINT environment variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the key fingerprint is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location). To get the key pair's fingerprint value please refer https://docs.us-phoenix-1.oraclecloud.com/Content/API/Concepts/apisigningkey.htm.
api_user_key_file
string
Full path and filename of the private key (in PEM format). If not set, then the value of the OCI_USER_KEY_FILE variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the private key is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location). If the key is encrypted with a pass-phrase, the api_user_key_pass_phrase option must also be provided.
api_user_key_pass_phrase
string
Passphrase used by the key referenced in api_user_key_file, if it is encrypted. If not set, then the value of the OCI_USER_KEY_PASS_PHRASE variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the key passphrase is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location).
auth_purpose
string
    Choices:
  • service_principal
The auth purpose which can be used in conjunction with 'auth_type=instance_principal'. The default auth_purpose for instance_principal is None.
auth_type
string
    Choices:
  • api_key ←
  • instance_principal
  • instance_obo_user
  • resource_principal
The type of authentication to use for making API requests. By default auth_type="api_key" based authentication is performed and the API key (see api_user_key_file) in your config file will be used. If this 'auth_type' module option is not specified, the value of the OCI_ANSIBLE_AUTH_TYPE, if any, is used. Use auth_type="instance_principal" to use instance principal based authentication when running ansible playbooks within an OCI compute instance.
cert_bundle
string
The full path to a CA certificate bundle to be used for SSL verification. This will override the default CA certificate bundle. If not set, then the value of the OCI_ANSIBLE_CERT_BUNDLE variable, if any, is used.
compartment_id
string
The ID of the compartment in which to list resources. This parameter is optional and in some cases may have no effect.
config_file_location
string
Path to configuration file. If not set then the value of the OCI_CONFIG_FILE environment variable, if any, is used. Otherwise, defaults to ~/.oci/config.
config_profile_name
string
The profile to load from the config file referenced by config_file_location. If not set, then the value of the OCI_CONFIG_PROFILE environment variable, if any, is used. Otherwise, defaults to the "DEFAULT" profile in config_file_location.
display_name
string
A user-friendly name. Does not have to be unique, and it's changeable.
Example: `My new resource`
is_eligible_for_installation
string
    Choices:
  • INSTALLABLE
  • NOT_INSTALLABLE
  • UNKNOWN
Indicator of whether the update can be installed using OSMS.
managed_instance_id
string / required
OCID for the managed instance
name
string
Use name along with the other options to return only resources that match the given name exactly.
region
string
The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure region to use for all OCI API requests. If not set, then the value of the OCI_REGION variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the region is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location). Please refer to https://docs.us-phoenix-1.oraclecloud.com/Content/General/Concepts/regions.htm for more information on OCI regions.
sort_by
string
    Choices:
  • TIMECREATED
  • DISPLAYNAME
The field to sort by. Only one sort order may be provided. Default order for TIMECREATED is descending. Default order for DISPLAYNAME is ascending. If no value is specified TIMECREATED is default.
sort_order
string
    Choices:
  • ASC
  • DESC
The sort order to use, either 'asc' or 'desc'.
tenancy
string
OCID of your tenancy. If not set, then the value of the OCI_TENANCY variable, if any, is used. This option is required if the tenancy OCID is not specified through a configuration file (See config_file_location). To get the tenancy OCID, please refer https://docs.us-phoenix-1.oraclecloud.com/Content/API/Concepts/apisigningkey.htm

Examples

- name: List available_windows_updates
  oci_os_management_available_windows_update_facts:
    # required
    managed_instance_id: "ocid1.managedinstance.oc1..xxxxxxEXAMPLExxxxxx"

    # optional
    display_name: display_name_example
    compartment_id: "ocid1.compartment.oc1..xxxxxxEXAMPLExxxxxx"
    sort_order: ASC
    sort_by: TIMECREATED
    is_eligible_for_installation: INSTALLABLE

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
available_windows_updates
complex
on success
List of AvailableWindowsUpdate resources

Sample:
[{'display_name': 'display_name_example', 'is_eligible_for_installation': 'INSTALLABLE', 'is_reboot_required_for_installation': True, 'name': 'name_example', 'update_type': 'SECURITY'}]
 
display_name
string
on success
Windows Update name

Sample:
display_name_example
 
is_eligible_for_installation
string
on success
Indicates whether the update can be installed using OSMS.

Sample:
INSTALLABLE
 
is_reboot_required_for_installation
boolean
on success
Indicates whether a reboot may be required to complete installation of this update.

Sample:
True
 
name
string
on success
Unique identifier for the Windows update. NOTE - This is not an OCID, but is a unique identifier assigned by Microsoft. Example: `6981d463-cd91-4a26-b7c4-ea4ded9183ed`

Sample:
name_example
 
update_type
string
on success
The purpose of this update.

Sample:
SECURITY


Authors

  • Oracle (@oracle)