community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_snapshot module – Create and delete DigitalOcean snapshots

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_snapshot.

New in version 1.7.0: of community.digitalocean

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to create and delete DigitalOcean Droplet and volume snapshots.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

baseurl

string

DigitalOcean API base url.

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

droplet_id

string

Droplet ID to snapshot.

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’

snapshot_id

string

Snapshot ID to delete.

snapshot_name

string

Name of the snapshot to create.

snapshot_tags

list / elements=string

List of tags to apply to the volume snapshot.

Only applies to volume snapshots (not Droplets).

snapshot_type

string

Specifies the type of snapshot information to be create or delete.

If set to droplet, then a Droplet snapshot is created.

If set to volume, then a volume snapshot is created.

Choices:

  • droplet ← (default)

  • volume

state

string

Whether the snapshot should be present (created) or absent (deleted).

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • 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_id

string

Volume ID to snapshot.

wait

boolean

Wait for the snapshot to be created before returning.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

wait_timeout

integer

How long before wait gives up, in seconds, when creating a snapshot.

Default: 120

Examples

- name: Snapshot a Droplet
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_snapshot:
    state: present
    snapshot_type: droplet
    droplet_id: 250329179
  register: result

- name: Delete a Droplet snapshot
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_snapshot:
    state: absent
    snapshot_type: droplet
    snapshot_id: 85905825
  register: result

- name: Snapshot a Volume
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_snapshot:
    state: present
    snapshot_type: volume
    snapshot_name: mysnapshot1
    volume_id: 9db5e329-cc68-11eb-b027-0a58ac144f91

- name: Delete a Volume snapshot
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_snapshot:
    state: absent
    snapshot_type: volume
    snapshot_id: a902cdba-cc68-11eb-a701-0a58ac145708

Return Values

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

Key

Description

data

dictionary

Snapshot creation or deletion action.

Returned: success

Sample: [{“completed_at”: “2021-06-14T12:36:00Z”, “id”: 1229119156, “region”: {“available”: true, “features”: [“backups”, “ipv6”, “metadata”, “install_agent”, “storage”, “image_transfer”], “name”: “New York 1”, “sizes”: [“s-1vcpu-1gb”, “s-1vcpu-1gb-amd”, “s-1vcpu-1gb-intel”, “\u003csnip\u003e”], “slug”: “nyc1”}, “region_slug”: “nyc1”, “resource_id”: 250445117, “resource_type”: “droplet”, “started_at”: “2021-06-14T12:35:25Z”, “status”: “completed”, “type”: “snapshot”}, {“created_at”: “2021-06-14T12:55:10Z”, “id”: “c06d4a86-cd0f-11eb-b13c-0a58ac145472”, “min_disk_size”: 1, “name”: “my-snapshot-1”, “regions”: [“nbg1”], “resource_id”: “f0adea7e-cd0d-11eb-b027-0a58ac144f91”, “resource_type”: “volume”, “size_gigabytes”: 0, “tags”: [“tag1”, “tag2”]}]

Authors

  • Mark Mercado (@mamercad)