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gluster_volume – Manage GlusterFS volumes

Synopsis

  • Create, remove, start, stop and tune GlusterFS volumes

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arbiters
-
added in 2.3
Arbiter count for volume.
bricks
-
Brick paths on servers. Multiple brick paths can be separated by commas.

aliases: brick
cluster
-
List of hosts to use for probing and brick setup.
directory
-
Directory for limit-usage.
disperses
-
Disperse count for volume.
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If brick is being created in the root partition, module will fail. Set force to true to override this behaviour.
host
-
Override local hostname (for peer probing purposes).
name
- / required
The volume name.

aliases: volume
options
-
A dictionary/hash with options/settings for the volume.
quota
-
Quota value for limit-usage (be sure to use 10.0MB instead of 10MB, see quota list).
rebalance
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Controls whether the cluster is rebalanced after changes.
redundancies
-
Redundancy count for volume.
replicas
-
Replica count for volume.
start_on_create
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Controls whether the volume is started after creation or not.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present
  • started
  • stopped
Use present/absent ensure if a volume exists or not. Use started/stopped to control its availability.
stripes
-
Stripe count for volume.
transport
-
    Choices:
  • tcp ←
  • rdma
  • tcp,rdma
Transport type for volume.

Notes

Note

  • Requires cli tools for GlusterFS on servers.
  • Will add new bricks, but not remove them.

Examples

- name: create gluster volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: test1
    bricks: /bricks/brick1/g1
    rebalance: yes
    cluster:
      - 192.0.2.10
      - 192.0.2.11
  run_once: true

- name: tune
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: test1
    options:
      performance.cache-size: 256MB

- name: Set multiple options on GlusterFS volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: test1
    options:
      { performance.cache-size: 128MB,
        write-behind: 'off',
        quick-read: 'on'
      }

- name: start gluster volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: started
    name: test1

- name: limit usage
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: test1
    directory: /foo
    quota: 20.0MB

- name: stop gluster volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: stopped
    name: test1

- name: remove gluster volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: absent
    name: test1

- name: create gluster volume with multiple bricks
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: test2
    bricks: /bricks/brick1/g2,/bricks/brick2/g2
    cluster:
      - 192.0.2.10
      - 192.0.2.11
  run_once: true

- name: Remove the bricks from gluster volume
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: testvol
    bricks: /bricks/brick1/b1,/bricks/brick2/b2
    cluster:
      - 10.70.42.85
    force: true
  run_once: true

- name: Reduce cluster configuration
  gluster_volume:
    state: present
    name: testvol
    bricks: /bricks/brick3/b1,/bricks/brick4/b2
    replicas: 2
    cluster:
      - 10.70.42.85
    force: true
  run_once: true

Status

Authors

  • Taneli Leppä (@rosmo)

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