community.vmware.vmware_vsan_cluster module – Configure VSAN clustering on an ESXi host

Note

This module is part of the community.vmware collection (version 4.1.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_vsan_cluster.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to configure VSAN clustering on an ESXi host

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cluster_uuid

string

Desired cluster UUID

hostname

string

The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.

password

aliases: pass, pwd

string

The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.

Default: 443

proxy_host

string

Address of a proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.

The format is a hostname or a IP.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_HOST will be used instead.

proxy_port

integer

Port of the HTTP proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_PORT will be used instead.

username

aliases: admin, user

string

The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.

validate_certs

boolean

Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • All modules requires API write access and hence is not supported on a free ESXi license.

Examples

- name: Configure VMware VSAN Cluster
  hosts: deploy_node
  tags:
    - vsan
  tasks:
    - name: Configure VSAN on first host
      community.vmware.vmware_vsan_cluster:
         hostname: "{{ groups['esxi'][0] }}"
         username: "{{ esxi_username }}"
         password: "{{ site_password }}"
      delegate_to: localhost
      register: vsan_cluster

    - name: Configure VSAN on remaining hosts
      community.vmware.vmware_vsan_cluster:
         hostname: "{{ item }}"
         username: "{{ esxi_username }}"
         password: "{{ site_password }}"
         cluster_uuid: "{{ vsan_cluster.cluster_uuid }}"
      delegate_to: localhost
      loop: "{{ groups['esxi'][1:] }}"

Authors

  • Russell Teague (@mtnbikenc)