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rax_cdb - create/delete or resize a Rackspace Cloud Databases instance

New in version 1.8.

Synopsis

  • creates / deletes or resize a Rackspace Cloud Databases instance and optionally waits for it to be ‘running’. The name option needs to be unique since it’s used to identify the instance.

Options

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

aliases: password
cdb_type
(added in 2.0)
no MySQL
type of instance (i.e. MySQL, MariaDB, Percona)

aliases: type
cdb_version
(added in 2.0)
no
  • 5.1
  • 5.6
  • 10
version of database (MySQL supports 5.1 and 5.6, MariaDB supports 10, Percona supports 5.6)

aliases: version
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
flavor
no 1
flavor to use for the instance 1 to 6 (i.e. 512MB to 16GB)
name
no
Name of the databases server instance
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.
volume
no 2
Volume size of the database 1-150GB
wait
no no
  • yes
  • no
wait for the instance to be in state 'running' before returning
wait_timeout
no 300
how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Examples

- name: Build a Cloud Databases
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Server build request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cdb
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: IAD
        name: db-server1
        flavor: 1
        volume: 2
        cdb_type: MySQL
        cdb_version: 5.6
        wait: yes
        state: present
      register: rax_db_server

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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