cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image – Manage custom images on the cloudscale.ch IaaS service

Note

This plugin is part of the cloudscale_ch.cloud collection (version 2.2.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cloudscale_ch.cloud.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image.

New in version 2.2.0: of cloudscale_ch.cloud

Synopsis

  • Import, modify and delete custom images.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_timeout
integer
Default:
45
Timeout in seconds for calls to the cloudscale.ch API.
This can also be passed in the CLOUDSCALE_API_TIMEOUT environment variable.
api_token
string / required
cloudscale.ch API token.
This can also be passed in the CLOUDSCALE_API_TOKEN environment variable.
api_url
string
added in 1.3.0 of cloudscale_ch.cloud
Default:
"https://api.cloudscale.ch/v1"
cloudscale.ch API URL.
This can also be passed in the CLOUDSCALE_API_URL environment variable.
force_retry
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Retry the image import even if a failed import using the same name and URL already exists. This is necessary to recover from download errors.
name
string
The human readable name of the custom image. Either name or UUID must be present to change an existing image.
slug
string
A string identifying the custom image for use within the API.
source_format
string
The file format of the image referenced in the url. Currently only raw is supported.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the coustom image.
tags
dictionary
The tags assigned to the custom image.
url
string
The URL used to download the image.
user_data_handling
string
    Choices:
  • pass-through
  • extend-cloud-config
How user_data will be handled when creating a server. There are currently two options, "pass-through" and "extend-cloud-config".
uuid
string
The unique identifier of the custom image import. Either name or UUID must be present to change an existing image.
zones
list / elements=string
Specify zones in which the custom image will be available (e.g. lpg1 or rma1).

Notes

Note

  • To import a new custom-image the url and name options are required.

  • All operations are performed using the cloudscale.ch public API v1.

  • For details consult the full API documentation: https://www.cloudscale.ch/en/api/v1.

  • A valid API token is required for all operations. You can create as many tokens as you like using the cloudscale.ch control panel at https://control.cloudscale.ch.

Examples

- name: Import custom image
  cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image:
    name: "My Custom Image"
    url: https://ubuntu.com/downloads/hirsute.img
    slug: my-custom-image
    user_data_handling: extend-cloud-config
    zones: lpg1
    tags:
      project: luna
    state: present
  register: my_custom_image

- name: Wait until import succeeded
  cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image:
    uuid: "{{ my_custom_image.uuid }}"
  retries: 15
  delay: 5
  register: image
  until: image.import_status == 'success'
  failed_when: image.import_status == 'failed'

- name: Import custom image and wait until import succeeded
  cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image:
    name: "My Custom Image"
    url: https://ubuntu.com/downloads/hirsute.img
    slug: my-custom-image
    user_data_handling: extend-cloud-config
    zones: lpg1
    tags:
      project: luna
    state: present
  retries: 15
  delay: 5
  register: image
  until: image.import_status == 'success'
  failed_when: image.import_status == 'failed'

- name: Update custom image
  cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image:
    name: "My Custom Image"
    slug: my-custom-image
    user_data_handling: extend-cloud-config
    tags:
      project: luna
    state: present

- name: Delete custom image
  cloudscale_ch.cloud.custom_image:
    uuid: '{{ my_custom_image.uuid }}'
    state: absent

- name: List all custom images
  uri:
    url: 'https://api.cloudscale.ch/v1/custom-images'
    headers:
      Authorization: 'Bearer {{ query("env", "CLOUDSCALE_API_TOKEN") }}'
    status_code: 200
  register: image_list
- name: Search the image list for all images with name 'My Custom Image'
  set_fact:
    my_custom_images: '{{ image_list.json | selectattr("name","search", "My Custom Image" ) }}'

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
checksums
dictionary
success
The checksums of the custom image as key and value pairs. The algorithm (e.g. sha256) name is in the key and the checksum in the value. The set of algorithms used might change in the future.

Sample:
{'md5': '5b3a1f21cde154cfb522b582f44f1a87', 'sha256': '5b03bcbd00b687e08791694e47d235a487c294e58ca3b1af704120123aa3f4e6'}
created_at
string
success
The creation date and time of the resource.

Sample:
2020-05-29T13:18:42.511407Z
error_message
string
success
Error message in case of a failed import.

Sample:
Expected HTTP 200, got HTTP 403
href
string
success when state == present
The API URL to get details about this resource.

Sample:
https://api.cloudscale.ch/v1/custom-imges/11111111-1864-4608-853a-0771b6885a3a
import_status
string
success
Shows the progress of an import. Values are one of "started", "in_progress", "success" or "failed".

Sample:
in_progress
name
string
success
The human readable name of the custom image.

Sample:
alan
slug
string
success
A string identifying the custom image for use within the API.

Sample:
foo
state
string
success
The current status of the custom image.

Sample:
present
tags
dictionary
success
Tags assosiated with the custom image.

Sample:
{'project': 'my project'}
user_data_handling
string
success
How user_data will be handled when creating a server. There are currently two options, "pass-through" and "extend-cloud-config".

Sample:
pass-through
uuid
string
success
The unique identifier of the custom image.

Sample:
11111111-1864-4608-853a-0771b6885a3a


Authors

  • Ciril Troxler (@ctx)

  • Gaudenz Steinlin (@gaudenz)