community.general.oneandone_server module – Create, destroy, start, stop, and reboot a 1&1 Host server.

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.

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

Synopsis

  • Create, destroy, update, start, stop, and reboot a 1&1 Host server. When the server is created it can optionally wait for it to be ‘running’ before returning.

Requirements

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

  • 1and1

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_url

string

Custom API URL. Overrides the ONEANDONE_API_URL environment variable.

appliance

string

The operating system name or ID for the server. It is required only for ‘present’ state.

auth_token

string

Authenticating API token provided by 1&1. Overrides the ONEANDONE_AUTH_TOKEN environment variable.

auto_increment

boolean

When creating multiple servers at once, whether to differentiate hostnames by appending a count after them or substituting the count where there is a %02d or %03d in the hostname string.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

cores_per_processor

integer

The number of cores per processor. It must be provided with vcore, ram, and hdds parameters.

count

integer

The number of servers to create.

Default: 1

datacenter

string

The datacenter location.

Choices:

  • US ← (default)

  • ES

  • DE

  • GB

description

string

The description of the server.

firewall_policy

string

The firewall policy name or ID.

fixed_instance_size

string

The instance size name or ID of the server. It is required only for ‘present’ state, and it is mutually exclusive with vcore, cores_per_processor, ram, and hdds parameters.

The available choices are: S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL

hdds

list / elements=dictionary

A list of hard disks with nested “size” and “is_main” properties. It must be provided with vcore, cores_per_processor, and ram parameters.

hostname

string

The hostname or ID of the server. Only used when state is ‘present’.

load_balancer

string

The load balancer name or ID.

monitoring_policy

string

The monitoring policy name or ID.

private_network

string

The private network name or ID.

ram

float

The amount of RAM memory. It must be provided with with vcore, cores_per_processor, and hdds parameters.

server

string

Server identifier (ID or hostname). It is required for all states except ‘running’ and ‘present’.

server_type

string

The type of server to be built.

Choices:

  • cloud ← (default)

  • baremetal

  • k8s_node

ssh_key

raw

User’s public SSH key (contents, not path).

state

string

Define a server’s state to create, remove, start or stop it.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

  • running

  • stopped

vcore

integer

The total number of processors. It must be provided with cores_per_processor, ram, and hdds parameters.

wait

boolean

Wait for the server to be in state ‘running’ before returning. Also used for delete operation (set to ‘false’ if you don’t want to wait for each individual server to be deleted before moving on with other tasks.)

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (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 three servers and enumerate their names
  community.general.oneandone_server:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    hostname: node%02d
    fixed_instance_size: XL
    datacenter: US
    appliance: C5A349786169F140BCBC335675014C08
    auto_increment: true
    count: 3

- name: Create three servers, passing in an ssh_key
  community.general.oneandone_server:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    hostname: node%02d
    vcore: 2
    cores_per_processor: 4
    ram: 8.0
    hdds:
      - size: 50
        is_main: false
    datacenter: ES
    appliance: C5A349786169F140BCBC335675014C08
    count: 3
    wait: yes
    wait_timeout: 600
    wait_interval: 10
    ssh_key: SSH_PUBLIC_KEY

- name: Removing server
  community.general.oneandone_server:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    state: absent
    server: 'node01'

- name: Starting server
  community.general.oneandone_server:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    state: running
    server: 'node01'

- name: Stopping server
  community.general.oneandone_server:
    auth_token: oneandone_private_api_key
    state: stopped
    server: 'node01'

Return Values

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

Key

Description

servers

list / elements=string

Information about each server that was processed

Returned: always

Sample: “[{\”hostname\”: \”my-server\”, \”id\”: \”server-id\”}]”

Authors

  • Amel Ajdinovic (@aajdinov)

  • Ethan Devenport (@edevenport)