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rax_scaling_policy - Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Autoscale Scaling Policy

New in version 1.7.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Autoscale Scaling Policy

Options

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

aliases: password
at
no
The UTC time when this policy will be executed. The time must be formatted according to yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss.SSS such as 2013-05-19T08:07:08Z
change
no
The change, either as a number of servers or as a percentage, to make in the scaling group. If this is a percentage, you must set is_percent to true also.
cooldown
no
The period of time, in seconds, that must pass before any scaling can occur after the previous scaling. Must be an integer between 0 and 86400 (24 hrs).
credentials
no
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
cron
no
The time when the policy will be executed, as a cron entry. For example, if this is parameter is set to 1 0 * * *
desired_capacity
no
The desired server capacity of the scaling the group; that is, how many servers should be in the scaling group.
env
(added in 1.5)
no
is_percent
no
Whether the value in change is a percent value
name
yes
Name to give the policy
policy_type
yes
  • webhook
  • schedule
The type of policy that will be executed for the current release.
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
scaling_group
yes
Name of the scaling group that this policy will be added to
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

---
- hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: false
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        at: '2013-05-19T08:07:08Z'
        change: 25
        cooldown: 300
        is_percent: true
        name: ASG Test Policy - at
        policy_type: schedule
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asps_at

    - rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        cron: '1 0 * * *'
        change: 25
        cooldown: 300
        is_percent: true
        name: ASG Test Policy - cron
        policy_type: schedule
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asp_cron

    - rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        cooldown: 300
        desired_capacity: 5
        name: ASG Test Policy - webhook
        policy_type: webhook
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asp_webhook

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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