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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.1.0).

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_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

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.

api_token_secret

string

added in community.general 1.3.0

Specify the token secret.

api_user

string / required

Specify the user to authenticate with.

content_type

string

Content type.

Required only for state=present.

Choices:

  • "vztmpl" ← (default)

  • "iso"

force

boolean

It can only be used with state=present, existing template will be overwritten.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

node

string

Proxmox VE node on which to operate.

src

path

Path to uploaded file.

Required only for state=present.

state

string

Indicate desired state of the template.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

storage

string

Target storage.

Default: "local"

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

Timeout for operations.

Default: 30

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

Notes

Note

  • Requires proxmoxer and requests modules on host. This modules can be installed with ansible.builtin.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: true

- 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)