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vertica_facts – Gathers Vertica database facts

Synopsis

  • Gathers Vertica database facts.

Requirements

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

  • unixODBC
  • pyodbc

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cluster
-
Default:
"localhost"
Name of the cluster running the schema.
db
-
Name of the database running the schema.
login_password
-
The password used to authenticate with.
login_user
-
Default:
"dbadmin"
The username used to authenticate with.
port
-
Default:
5433
Database port to connect to.

Notes

Note

  • The default authentication assumes that you are either logging in as or sudo’ing to the dbadmin account on the host.
  • This module uses pyodbc, a Python ODBC database adapter. You must ensure that unixODBC and pyodbc is installed on the host and properly configured.
  • Configuring unixODBC for Vertica requires Driver = /opt/vertica/lib64/libverticaodbc.so to be added to the Vertica section of either /etc/odbcinst.ini or $HOME/.odbcinst.ini and both ErrorMessagesPath = /opt/vertica/lib64 and DriverManagerEncoding = UTF-16 to be added to the Driver section of either /etc/vertica.ini or $HOME/.vertica.ini.

Examples

- name: gathering vertica facts
  vertica_facts: db=db_name

Status

Authors

  • Dariusz Owczarek (@dareko)

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