community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage module – Create/destroy or attach/detach Block Storage volumes in DigitalOcean

Note

This module is part of the community.digitalocean collection (version 1.19.0).

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.digitalocean.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage.

Synopsis

  • Create/destroy Block Storage volume in DigitalOcean, or attach/detach Block Storage volume to a droplet.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

baseurl

string

DigitalOcean API base url.

Default: “https://api.digitalocean.com/v2”

block_size

integer

The size of the Block Storage volume in gigabytes.

Required when command=create and state=present.

If snapshot_id is included, this will be ignored.

If block_size > current size of the volume, the volume is resized.

command

string / required

Which operation do you want to perform.

Choices:

  • create

  • attach

description

string

Description of the Block Storage volume.

droplet_id

integer

The droplet id you want to operate on.

Required when command=attach.

oauth_token

aliases: api_token

string

DigitalOcean OAuth token.

There are several other environment variables which can be used to provide this value.

i.e., - ‘DO_API_TOKEN’, ‘DO_API_KEY’, ‘DO_OAUTH_TOKEN’ and ‘OAUTH_TOKEN’

project_name

aliases: project

string

Project to assign the resource to (project name, not UUID).

Defaults to the default project of the account (empty string).

Currently only supported when command=create.

Default: “”

region

string

The slug of the region where your Block Storage volume should be located in.

If snapshot_id is included, this will be ignored.

snapshot_id

string

The snapshot id you would like the Block Storage volume created with.

If included, region and block_size will be ignored and changed to null.

state

string / required

Indicate desired state of the target.

Choices:

  • present

  • absent

timeout

integer

The timeout in seconds used for polling DigitalOcean’s API.

Default: 30

validate_certs

boolean

If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

volume_name

string / required

The name of the Block Storage volume.

Notes

Note

  • Two environment variables can be used, DO_API_KEY and DO_API_TOKEN. They both refer to the v2 token.

  • If snapshot_id is used, region and block_size will be ignored and changed to null.

Examples

- name: Create new Block Storage
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: present
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: create
    region: nyc1
    block_size: 10
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage

- name: Create new Block Storage (and assign to Project "test")
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: present
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: create
    region: nyc1
    block_size: 10
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage
    project_name: test

- name: Resize an existing Block Storage
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: present
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: create
    region: nyc1
    block_size: 20
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage

- name: Delete Block Storage
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: absent
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: create
    region: nyc1
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage

- name: Attach Block Storage to a Droplet
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: present
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: attach
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage
    region: nyc1
    droplet_id: <ID>

- name: Detach Block Storage from a Droplet
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_block_storage:
    state: absent
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    command: attach
    volume_name: nyc1-block-storage
    region: nyc1
    droplet_id: <ID>

Return Values

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

Key

Description

assign_status

string

Assignment status (ok, not_found, assigned, already_assigned, service_down)

Returned: changed

Sample: “assigned”

id

string

Unique identifier of a Block Storage volume returned during creation.

Returned: changed

Sample: “69b25d9a-494c-12e6-a5af-001f53126b44”

msg

string

Informational or error message encountered during execution

Returned: changed

Sample: “No project named test2 found”

resources

dictionary

Resource assignment involved in project assignment

Returned: changed

Sample: {“assigned_at”: “2021-10-25T17:39:38Z”, “links”: {“self”: “https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/volumes/8691c49e-35ba-11ec-9406-0a58ac1472b9”}, “status”: “assigned”, “urn”: “do:volume:8691c49e-35ba-11ec-9406-0a58ac1472b9”}

Authors

  • Harnek Sidhu (@harneksidhu)