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vmware_dns_config - Manage VMware ESXi DNS Configuration

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Manage VMware ESXi DNS Configuration

Options

parameter required default choices comments
change_hostname_to
yes
The hostname that an ESXi host should be changed to.
dns_servers
yes
The DNS servers that the host should be configured to use.
domainname
yes
The domain the ESXi host should be apart of.
hostname
yes
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter.
password
yes
The password of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: pass, pwd
username
yes
The username of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: user, admin
validate_certs
no True
  • True
  • False
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.

Examples

# Example vmware_dns_config command from Ansible Playbooks
- name: Configure ESXi hostname and DNS servers
  local_action:
    module: vmware_dns_config
    hostname: esxi_hostname
    username: root
    password: your_password
    change_hostname_to: esx01
    domainname: foo.org
    dns_servers:
        - 8.8.8.8
        - 8.8.4.4

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 5.5

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Support

This module is community maintained without core committer oversight.

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