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vca_vapp - Manages vCloud Air vApp instances.

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • This module will actively managed vCloud Air vApp instances. Instances can be created and deleted as well as both deployed and undeployed.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
api_version
no 5.7
The api version to be used with the vca
host
no None
The authentication host to be used when service type is vcd.
instance_id
no None
The instance id in a vchs environment to be used for creating the vapp
network_mode
no pool
  • pool
  • dhcp
  • static
Configures the mode of the network connection.
network_name
no None
The name of the network that should be attached to the virtual machine in the vApp. The virtual network specified must already be created in the vCloud Air VDC. If the state is not 'absent' then the network_name argument must be provided.
operation
no noop
  • noop
  • poweron
  • poweroff
  • suspend
  • shutdown
  • reboot
  • reset
Specifies an operation to be performed on the vApp.
org
no None
The org to login to for creating vapp, mostly set when the service_type is vdc.
password
no None
The vCloud Air password to use during authentication
service_type
no vca
  • vca
  • vchs
  • vcd
The type of service we are authenticating against
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
  • deployed
  • undeployed
Configures the state of the vApp.
template_name
no None
The name of the vApp template to use to create the vApp instance. If the state is not `absent` then the template_name value must be provided. The template_name must be previously uploaded to the catalog specified by catalog_name
username
no None
The vCloud Air username to use during authentication
vapp_name
yes
The name of the vCloud Air vApp instance
vdc_name
no None
The name of the virtual data center (VDC) where the vm should be created or contains the vAPP.
vm_cpus
no None
The number of vCPUs to configure for the VM in the vApp. If the vm_name argument is provided, then this becomes a per VM setting otherwise it is applied to all VMs in the vApp.
vm_memory
no None
The amount of memory in MB to allocate to VMs in the vApp. If the vm_name argument is provided, then this becomes a per VM setting otherise it is applied to all VMs in the vApp.
vm_name
no None
The name of the virtual machine instance in the vApp to manage.

Examples

- name: Creates a new vApp in a VCA instance
  vca_vapp:
    vapp_name: tower
    state: present
    template_name: 'Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (amd64 20150127)'
    vdc_name: VDC1
    instance_id: '<your instance id here>'
    username: '<your username here>'
    password: '<your password here>'

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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