community.general.oneandone_load_balancer module – Configure 1&1 load balancer

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.3.0).

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.general. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

Synopsis

  • Create, remove, update load balancers. This module has a dependency on 1and1 >= 1.0

Requirements

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

  • 1and1

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

add_rules

list / elements=dictionary

A list of rules that will be added to an existing load balancer. It is syntax is the same as the one used for rules parameter. Used in combination with update state.

Default: []

add_server_ips

list / elements=string

A list of server identifiers (id or name) to be assigned to a load balancer. Used in combination with update state.

Default: []

api_url

string

Custom API URL. Overrides the ONEANDONE_API_URL environment variable.

auth_token

string

Authenticating API token provided by 1&1.

datacenter

string

ID or country code of the datacenter where the load balancer will be created.

If not specified, it defaults to US.

Choices:

  • "US"

  • "ES"

  • "DE"

  • "GB"

description

string

Description of the load balancer. maxLength=256

health_check_interval

string

Health check period in seconds. minimum=5, maximum=300, multipleOf=1

health_check_parse

string

Regular expression to check. Required for HTTP health check. maxLength=64

health_check_path

string

Url to call for checking. Required for HTTP health check. maxLength=1000

health_check_test

string

Type of the health check. At the moment, HTTP is not allowed.

Choices:

  • "NONE"

  • "TCP"

  • "HTTP"

  • "ICMP"

load_balancer

string

The identifier (id or name) of the load balancer used with update state.

method

string

Balancing procedure.

Choices:

  • "ROUND_ROBIN"

  • "LEAST_CONNECTIONS"

name

string

Load balancer name used with present state. Used as identifier (id or name) when used with absent state. maxLength=128

persistence

boolean

Persistence.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

persistence_time

string

Persistence time in seconds. Required if persistence is enabled. minimum=30, maximum=1200, multipleOf=1

remove_rules

list / elements=string

A list of rule ids that will be removed from an existing load balancer. Used in combination with update state.

Default: []

remove_server_ips

list / elements=string

A list of server IP ids to be unassigned from a load balancer. Used in combination with update state.

Default: []

rules

list / elements=dictionary

A list of rule objects that will be set for the load balancer. Each rule must contain protocol, port_balancer, and port_server parameters, in addition to source parameter, which is optional.

Default: []

state

string

Define a load balancer state to create, remove, or update.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

  • "update"

wait

boolean

wait for the instance to be in state ‘running’ before returning

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

wait_interval

integer

Defines the number of seconds to wait when using the _wait_for methods

Default: 5

wait_timeout

integer

how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Default: 600

Examples

- name: Create a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    name: ansible load balancer
    description: Testing creation of load balancer with ansible
    health_check_test: TCP
    health_check_interval: 40
    persistence: true
    persistence_time: 1200
    method: ROUND_ROBIN
    datacenter: US
    rules:
     -
       protocol: TCP
       port_balancer: 80
       port_server: 80
       source: 0.0.0.0
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500

- name: Destroy a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    name: ansible load balancer
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: absent

- name: Update a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    load_balancer: ansible load balancer
    name: ansible load balancer updated
    description: Testing the update of a load balancer with ansible
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: update

- name: Add server to a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    load_balancer: ansible load balancer updated
    description: Adding server to a load balancer with ansible
    add_server_ips:
     - server identifier (id or name)
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: update

- name: Remove server from a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    load_balancer: ansible load balancer updated
    description: Removing server from a load balancer with ansible
    remove_server_ips:
     - B2504878540DBC5F7634EB00A07C1EBD (server's ip id)
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: update

- name: Add rules to a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    load_balancer: ansible load balancer updated
    description: Adding rules to a load balancer with ansible
    add_rules:
     -
       protocol: TCP
       port_balancer: 70
       port_server: 70
       source: 0.0.0.0
     -
       protocol: TCP
       port_balancer: 60
       port_server: 60
       source: 0.0.0.0
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: update

- name: Remove rules from a load balancer
  community.general.oneandone_load_balancer:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    load_balancer: ansible load balancer updated
    description: Adding rules to a load balancer with ansible
    remove_rules:
     - rule_id #1
     - rule_id #2
     - ...
    wait: true
    wait_timeout: 500
    state: update

Return Values

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

Key

Description

load_balancer

dictionary

Information about the load balancer that was processed

Returned: always

Sample: {"id": "92B74394A397ECC3359825C1656D67A6", "name": "Default Balancer"}

Authors

  • Amel Ajdinovic (@aajdinov)

  • Ethan Devenport (@edevenport)