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rax_cbs_attachments - Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volume Attachments

New in version 1.6.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volume Attachments

Options

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

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
(added in 1.5)
no https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
The URI of the authentication service.
credentials
no
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
device
yes
The device path to attach the volume to, e.g. /dev/xvde
env
(added in 1.5)
no
identity_type
(added in 1.5)
no rackspace
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
server
yes
Name or id of the server to attach/detach
state
yes present
  • present
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
tenant_id
(added in 1.5)
no
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
(added in 1.5)
no
The tenant name used for authentication.
username
no
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
verify_ssl
(added in 1.5)
no
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.
volume
yes
Name or id of the volume to attach/detach
wait
no no
  • yes
  • no
wait for the volume to be in 'in-use'/'available' state before returning
wait_timeout
no 300
how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Examples

- name: Attach a Block Storage Volume
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Storage volume attach request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cbs_attachments
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        volume: my-volume
        server: my-server
        device: /dev/xvdd
        region: DFW
        wait: yes
        state: present
      register: my_volume

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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