community.general.lxd_project module – Manage LXD projects

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.0.2).

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.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.lxd_project.

New in version 4.8.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • Management of LXD projects.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

client_cert

aliases: cert_file

path

The client certificate file path.

If not specified, it defaults to $HOME/.config/lxc/client.crt.

client_key

aliases: key_file

path

The client certificate key file path.

If not specified, it defaults to $HOME/.config/lxc/client.key.

config

dictionary

The config for the project (for example {"features.profiles": "true"}). See https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/docs/master/projects/.

If the project already exists and its “config” value in metadata obtained from GET /1.0/projects/<name> https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/docs/master/api/#/projects/project_get are different, then this module tries to apply the configurations.

description

string

Description of the project.

merge_project

boolean

Merge the configuration of the present project with the new desired configuration, instead of replacing it. If configuration is the same after merged, no change will be made.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

name

string / required

Name of the project.

new_name

string

A new name of a project.

If this parameter is specified a project will be renamed to this name. See https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/docs/master/api/#/projects/project_post.

snap_url

string

The Unix domain socket path when LXD is installed by snap package manager.

Default: “unix:/var/snap/lxd/common/lxd/unix.socket”

state

string

Define the state of a project.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

trust_password

string

The client trusted password.

You need to set this password on the LXD server before running this module using the following command: lxc config set core.trust_password <some random password> See https://www.stgraber.org/2016/04/18/lxd-api-direct-interaction/.

If trust_password is set, this module send a request for authentication before sending any requests.

url

string

The Unix domain socket path or the https URL for the LXD server.

Default: “unix:/var/lib/lxd/unix.socket”

Notes

Note

  • Projects must have a unique name. If you attempt to create a project with a name that already existed in the users namespace the module will simply return as “unchanged”.

Examples

# An example for creating a project
- hosts: localhost
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Create a project
      community.general.lxd_project:
        name: ansible-test-project
        state: present
        config: {}
        description: my new project

# An example for renaming a project
- hosts: localhost
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Rename ansible-test-project to ansible-test-project-new-name
      community.general.lxd_project:
        name: ansible-test-project
        new_name: ansible-test-project-new-name
        state: present
        config: {}
        description: my new project

Return Values

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

Key

Description

actions

list / elements=string

List of actions performed for the project.

Returned: success

Sample: [“create”]

logs

list / elements=dictionary

The logs of requests and responses.

Returned: when ansible-playbook is invoked with -vvvv.

request

dictionary

HTTP request sent to LXD server.

Returned: success

json

string

JSON body of HTTP request.

Returned: success

Sample: “(too long to be placed here)”

method

string

Method of HTTP request.

Returned: success

Sample: “GET”

timeout

integer

Timeout of HTTP request, null if unset.

Returned: success

url

string

URL path of HTTP request.

Returned: success

Sample: “/1.0/projects/test-project”

response

dictionary

HTTP response received from LXD server.

Returned: success

json

string

JSON of HTTP response.

Returned: success

Sample: “(too long to be placed here)”

type

string

Type of actions performed, currently only sent request.

Returned: success

Sample: “sent request”

old_state

string

The old state of the project.

Returned: success

Sample: “absent”

Authors

  • Raymond Chang (@we10710aa)