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vmware_vmkernel_ip_config - Configure the VMkernel IP Address

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Configure the VMkernel IP Address

Options

parameter required default choices comments
hostname
yes
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter.
ip_address
yes
IP address to assign to VMkernel interface
password
yes
The password of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: pass, pwd
subnet_mask
yes
Subnet Mask to assign to VMkernel interface
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.
vmk_name
yes
VMkernel interface name

Examples

# Example command from Ansible Playbook

- name: Configure IP address on ESX host
  local_action:
    module: vmware_vmkernel_ip_config
    hostname: esxi_hostname
    username: esxi_username
    password: esxi_password
    vmk_name: vmk0
    ip_address: 10.0.0.10
    subnet_mask: 255.255.255.0

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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