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vmware_target_canonical_facts - Return canonical (NAA) from an ESXi host

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Return canonical (NAA) from an ESXi host based on SCSI target ID

Requirements (on host that executes module)

  • Tested on vSphere 5.5
  • PyVmomi installed

Options

parameter required default choices comments
hostname
yes
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter.
password
yes
The password of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: pass, pwd
target_id
yes
The target id based on order of scsi device
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_target_canonical_facts command from Ansible Playbooks
- name: Get Canonical name
  local_action:
    module: vmware_target_canonical_facts
    hostname: "{{ ansible_ssh_host }}"
    username: root
    password: vmware
    target_id: 7

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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