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rax_cdb_database - create / delete a database in the Cloud Databases

New in version 1.8.

Synopsis

  • create / delete a database in the Cloud Databases.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
api_key
no
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
cdb_id
no
The databases server UUID
character_set
no utf8
Set of symbols and encodings
collate
no utf8_general_ci
Set of rules for comparing characters in a character set
credentials
no
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
env
(added in 1.5)
no
name
no
Name to give to the database
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
username
no
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
verify_ssl
(added in 1.5)
no
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

Examples

- name: Build a database in Cloud Databases
  tasks:
    - name: Database build request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cdb_database
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: IAD
        cdb_id: 323e7ce0-9cb0-11e3-a5e2-0800200c9a66
        name: db1
        state: present
      register: rax_db_database

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, ...)

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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