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nova_keypair - Add/Delete key pair from nova

DEPRECATED

Deprecated in 2.0. Use os_keypair instead.

Synopsis

  • Add or Remove key pair from nova .

Requirements (on host that executes module)

  • python >= 2.6
  • python-novaclient

Options

parameter required default choices comments
auth_url
no http://127.0.0.1:35357/v2.0/
The keystone url for authentication
login_password
yes yes
Password of login user
login_tenant_name
yes yes
The tenant name of the login user
login_username
yes admin
login username to authenticate to keystone
name
yes None
Name that has to be given to the key pair
public_key
no None
The public key that would be uploaded to nova and injected to vm's upon creation
region_name
no None
Name of the region
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource

Examples

- name: Create a key pair with the running users public key
  nova_keypair:
    state: present
    login_username: admin
    login_password: admin
    login_tenant_name: admin
    name: ansible_key
    public_key: "{{ lookup('file','~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub') }}"

- name: Create a new key pair and the private key returned after the run.
  nova_keypair:
    state: present
    login_username: admin
    login_password: admin
    login_tenant_name: admin
    name: ansible_key

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