ovirt_external_provider – Module to manage external providers in oVirt/RHV

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Module to manage external providers in oVirt/RHV

Aliases: ovirt_external_providers

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.7
  • ovirt-engine-sdk-python >= 4.2.4

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth
- / required
Dictionary with values needed to create HTTP/HTTPS connection to oVirt:
username[required] - The name of the user, something like [email protected]. Default value is set by OVIRT_USERNAME environment variable.
password[required] - The password of the user. Default value is set by OVIRT_PASSWORD environment variable.
url - A string containing the API URL of the server, usually something like `https://server.example.com/ovirt-engine/api`. Default value is set by OVIRT_URL environment variable. Either url or hostname is required.
hostname - A string containing the hostname of the server, usually something like `server.example.com`. Default value is set by OVIRT_HOSTNAME environment variable. Either url or hostname is required.
token - Token to be used instead of login with username/password. Default value is set by OVIRT_TOKEN environment variable.
insecure - A boolean flag that indicates if the server TLS certificate and host name should be checked.
ca_file - A PEM file containing the trusted CA certificates. The certificate presented by the server will be verified using these CA certificates. If `ca_file` parameter is not set, system wide CA certificate store is used. Default value is set by OVIRT_CAFILE environment variable.
kerberos - A boolean flag indicating if Kerberos authentication should be used instead of the default basic authentication.
headers - Dictionary of HTTP headers to be added to each API call.
authentication_keys
-
added in 2.6
Default:
[]
List of authentication keys. Each key is represented by dict like {'uuid': 'our-uuid', 'value': 'YourSecretValue=='}
When you will not pass these keys and there are already some of them defined in the system they will be removed.
Applicable for os_volume.
authentication_url
-
Keystone authentication URL of the openstack provider.
Applicable for those types: os_image, os_volume and network.

aliases: auth_url
data_center
-
Name of the data center where provider should be attached.
Applicable for those type: os_volume.
description
-
Description of the external provider.
fetch_nested
boolean
added in 2.3
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If True the module will fetch additional data from the API.
It will fetch IDs of the VMs disks, snapshots, etc. User can configure to fetch other attributes of the nested entities by specifying nested_attributes.
name
-
Name of the external provider to manage.
nested_attributes
-
added in 2.3
Specifies list of the attributes which should be fetched from the API.
This parameter apply only when fetch_nested is true.
network_type
-
    Choices:
  • external ←
  • neutron
Default:
["external"]
Type of the external network provider either external (for example OVN) or neutron.
Applicable if type is network.
password
-
Password of the user specified in username parameter.
Applicable for all types.
poll_interval
-
Default:
3
Number of the seconds the module waits until another poll request on entity status is sent.
read_only
-
Specify if the network should be read only.
Applicable if type is network.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Should the external be present or absent
When you are using absent for os_volume, you need to make sure that SD is not attached to the data center!
tenant_name
-
Name of the tenant.
Applicable for those types: os_image, os_volume and network.

aliases: tenant
timeout
-
Default:
180
The amount of time in seconds the module should wait for the instance to get into desired state.
type
-
    Choices:
  • os_image
  • network
  • os_volume
  • foreman
Type of the external provider.
url
-
URL where external provider is hosted.
Applicable for those types: os_image, os_volume, network and foreman.
username
-
Username to be used for login to external provider.
Applicable for all types.
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
True if the module should wait for the entity to get into desired state.

Notes

Note

  • In order to use this module you have to install oVirt Python SDK. To ensure it’s installed with correct version you can create the following task: pip: name=ovirt-engine-sdk-python version=4.2.4

Examples

# Examples don't contain auth parameter for simplicity,
# look at ovirt_auth module to see how to reuse authentication:

# Add image external provider:
- ovirt_external_provider:
    name: image_provider
    type: os_image
    url: http://1.2.3.4:9292
    username: admin
    password: 123456
    tenant: admin
    auth_url: http://1.2.3.4:35357/v2.0

# Add volume external provider:
- ovirt_external_provider:
    name: image_provider
    type: os_volume
    url: http://1.2.3.4:9292
    username: admin
    password: 123456
    tenant: admin
    auth_url: http://1.2.3.4:5000/v2.0
    authentication_keys:
      -
        uuid: "1234567-a1234-12a3-a234-123abc45678"
        value: "ABCD00000000111111222333445w=="

# Add foreman provider:
- ovirt_external_provider:
    name: foreman_provider
    type: foreman
    url: https://foreman.example.com
    username: admin
    password: 123456

# Add external network provider for OVN:
- ovirt_external_provider:
    name: ovn_provider
    type: network
    network_type: external
    url: http://1.2.3.4:9696

# Remove image external provider:
- ovirt_external_provider:
    state: absent
    name: image_provider
    type: os_image

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
external_host_provider
dictionary
On success and if parameter 'type: foreman' is used.
Dictionary of all the external_host_provider attributes. External provider attributes can be found on your oVirt/RHV instance at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/external_host_provider.

id
string
On success if external provider is found.
ID of the external provider which is managed

Sample:
7de90f31-222c-436c-a1ca-7e655bd5b60c
openstack_image_provider
dictionary
On success and if parameter 'type: os_image' is used.
Dictionary of all the openstack_image_provider attributes. External provider attributes can be found on your oVirt/RHV instance at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/openstack_image_provider.

openstack_network_provider
dictionary
On success and if parameter 'type: network' is used.
Dictionary of all the openstack_network_provider attributes. External provider attributes can be found on your oVirt/RHV instance at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/openstack_network_provider.

openstack_volume_provider
dictionary
On success and if parameter 'type: os_volume' is used.
Dictionary of all the openstack_volume_provider attributes. External provider attributes can be found on your oVirt/RHV instance at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/openstack_volume_provider.



Status

Authors

  • Ondra Machacek (@machacekondra)

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