Create Ansible AWX superuser in Docker containers - Ansible AWX
How to create the Ansible AWX "sysadmin" superuser and verify the credential in the web-UI and API using the awx-manage command line utility in Docker containers.
How to Create an Ansible AWX superuser in Docker containers?
Ansible AWX superuser has the power to configure all the settings and has unlimited power inside the modern web-UI and API interface. I’m going to show you how to create your first superuser and how to use it. I’m Luca Berton and welcome to today’s episode of Ansible Pilot.
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How to Create Ansible AWX superuser in Docker containers. I’m going to show you how to create the “sysadmin” superuser in Ansible AWX via Docker containers and how to use it in AWX web-UI and API. Ansible AWX admin user enables you to access the Ansible AWX Web-UI and the Ansible AWX API endpoints that require authentication. The user creation is performed using the docker exec command using the awx-manage utility:
$ docker exec -ti tools_awx_1 awx-manage createsuperuser
A successful execution to create the
example user as follows:
[[email protected] awx]$ docker exec -ti tools_awx_1 awx-manage createsuperuser Username: example Email address: [email protected] Password: Password (again): Superuser created successfully. [[email protected] awx]$
Once a superuser is successfully created you can access the Ansible AWX Web-UI and Ansible API autenticated endopoints.
Ansible AWX UI Login
Ansible AWX UI Dashboard
Ansible AWX API Login
The direct API endpoint is https://localhost:8043/api/login/.
Ansible AWX API Authenticated
The current authenticated user is shown in the top Logged in as example.
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