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rax_clb_nodes - add, modify and remove nodes from a Rackspace Cloud Load Balancer

New in version 1.4.

Synopsis

  • Adds, modifies and removes nodes from a Rackspace Cloud Load Balancer

Options

parameter required default choices comments
address
no
IP address or domain name of the node
api_key
no
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
condition
no
  • enabled
  • disabled
  • draining
Condition for the node, which determines its role within the load balancer
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
load_balancer_id
yes
Load balancer id
node_id
no
Node id
port
no
Port number of the load balanced service on the node
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the node
type
no
  • primary
  • secondary
Type of node
username
no
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
verify_ssl
(added in 1.5)
no
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.
wait
no no
  • yes
  • no
Wait for the load balancer to become active before returning
wait_timeout
no 30
How long to wait before giving up and returning an error
weight
no
Weight of node

Examples

# Add a new node to the load balancer
- local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    address: 10.2.2.3
    port: 80
    condition: enabled
    type: primary
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

# Drain connections from a node
- local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    node_id: 410
    condition: draining
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

# Remove a node from the load balancer
- local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    node_id: 410
    state: absent
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

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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