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rax_cbs - Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volumes

New in version 1.6.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volumes

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
description
no
Description to give the volume being created
env
(added in 1.5)
no
identity_type
(added in 1.5)
no rackspace
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
image
(added in 1.9)
no
image to use for bootable volumes. Can be an id, human_id or name. This option requires pyrax>=1.9.3
meta
no
A hash of metadata to associate with the volume
name
yes
Name to give the volume being created
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
size
yes 100
Size of the volume to create in Gigabytes
snapshot_id
no
The id of the snapshot to create the volume from
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_type
yes SATA
  • SATA
  • SSD
Type of the volume being created
wait
no no
  • yes
  • no
wait for the volume to be in state 'available' before returning
wait_timeout
no 300
how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Examples

- name: Build a Block Storage Volume
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Storage volume create request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cbs
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        name: my-volume
        description: My Volume
        volume_type: SSD
        size: 150
        region: DFW
        wait: yes
        state: present
        meta:
          app: my-cool-app
      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.

Support

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