community.general.proxmox_pool module – Pool management for Proxmox VE cluster

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 8.1.0).

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.proxmox_pool.

New in community.general 7.1.0

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • proxmoxer

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_host

string / required

Specify the target host of the Proxmox VE cluster.

api_password

string

Specify the password to authenticate with.

You can use PROXMOX_PASSWORD environment variable.

api_token_id

string

added in community.general 1.3.0

Specify the token ID.

Requires proxmoxer>=1.1.0 to work.

api_token_secret

string

added in community.general 1.3.0

Specify the token secret.

Requires proxmoxer>=1.1.0 to work.

api_user

string / required

Specify the user to authenticate with.

comment

string

Specify the description for the pool.

Parameter is ignored when pool already exists or state=absent.

poolid

aliases: name

string / required

The pool ID.

state

string

Indicate desired state of the pool.

The pool must be empty prior deleting it with state=absent.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

validate_certs

boolean

If false, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: none

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

Examples

- name: Create new Proxmox VE pool
  community.general.proxmox_pool:
    api_host: node1
    api_user: root@pam
    api_password: password
    poolid: test
    comment: 'New pool'

- name: Delete the Proxmox VE pool
  community.general.proxmox_pool:
    api_host: node1
    api_user: root@pam
    api_password: password
    poolid: test
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

A short message on what the module did.

Returned: always

Sample: "Pool test successfully created"

poolid

string

The pool ID.

Returned: success

Sample: "test"

Authors

  • Sergei Antipov (@UnderGreen)