community.general.proxmox_template – management of OS templates in Proxmox VE cluster

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.6.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • allows you to upload/delete templates in Proxmox VE cluster

Requirements

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

  • proxmoxer

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults 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 1.3.0 of community.general
Specify the token ID.
api_token_secret
string
added in 1.3.0 of community.general
Specify the token secret.
api_user
string / required
Specify the user to authenticate with.
content_type
string
    Choices:
  • vztmpl ←
  • iso
content type
required only for state=present
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
can be used only with state=present, exists template will be overwritten
node
string
Proxmox VE node on which to operate.
src
path
path to uploaded file
required only for state=present
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the template
storage
string
Default:
"local"
target storage
template
string
the template name
Required for state absent to delete a template.
Required for state present to download an appliance container template (pveam).
timeout
integer
Default:
30
timeout for operations
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • Requires proxmoxer and requests modules on host. This modules can be installed with pip.

Examples

- name: Upload new openvz template with minimal options
  community.general.proxmox_template:
    node: uk-mc02
    api_user: [email protected]
    api_password: 1q2w3e
    api_host: node1
    src: ~/ubuntu-14.04-x86_64.tar.gz

- name: >
    Upload new openvz template with minimal options use environment
    PROXMOX_PASSWORD variable(you should export it before)
  community.general.proxmox_template:
    node: uk-mc02
    api_user: [email protected]
    api_host: node1
    src: ~/ubuntu-14.04-x86_64.tar.gz

- name: Upload new openvz template with all options and force overwrite
  community.general.proxmox_template:
    node: uk-mc02
    api_user: [email protected]
    api_password: 1q2w3e
    api_host: node1
    storage: local
    content_type: vztmpl
    src: ~/ubuntu-14.04-x86_64.tar.gz
    force: yes

- name: Delete template with minimal options
  community.general.proxmox_template:
    node: uk-mc02
    api_user: [email protected]
    api_password: 1q2w3e
    api_host: node1
    template: ubuntu-14.04-x86_64.tar.gz
    state: absent

- name: Download proxmox appliance container template
  community.general.proxmox_template:
    node: uk-mc02
    api_user: [email protected]
    api_password: 1q2w3e
    api_host: node1
    storage: local
    content_type: vztmpl
    template: ubuntu-20.04-standard_20.04-1_amd64.tar.gz

Authors

  • Sergei Antipov (@UnderGreen)