community.general.rax_cbs_attachments – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volume Attachments

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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.rax_cbs_attachments.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volume Attachments

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • pyrax

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
string
The URI of the authentication service.
If not specified will be set to https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
device
string
The device path to attach the volume to, e.g. /dev/xvde.
Before 2.4 this was a required field. Now it can be left to null to auto assign the device name.
env
string
identity_type
string
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
region
string
Region to create an instance in.
server
string / required
Name or id of the server to attach/detach
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
tenant_id
string
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
string
The tenant name used for authentication.
username
string
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

aliases: verify_ssl
volume
string / required
Name or id of the volume to attach/detach
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
wait for the volume to be in 'in-use'/'available' state before returning
wait_timeout
integer
Default:
300
how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.

  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating

  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file

  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)

Examples

- name: Attach a Block Storage Volume
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Storage volume attach request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cbs_attachments
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        volume: my-volume
        server: my-server
        device: /dev/xvdd
        region: DFW
        wait: yes
        state: present
      register: my_volume

Authors

  • Christopher H. Laco (@claco)

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)