community.general.rax_cbs – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volumes

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.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Volumes

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
description
string
Description to give the volume being created
env
string
identity_type
string
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
image
string
image to use for bootable volumes. Can be an id, human_id or name. This option requires pyrax>=1.9.3
meta
dictionary
A hash of metadata to associate with the volume
name
string / required
Name to give the volume being created
region
string
Region to create an instance in.
size
integer
Default:
100
Size of the volume to create in Gigabytes
snapshot_id
string
The id of the snapshot to create the volume from
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_type
string
    Choices:
  • SATA ←
  • SSD
Type of the volume being created
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
wait for the volume to be in state 'available' 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: Build a Block Storage Volume
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Storage volume create request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cbs
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        name: my-volume
        description: My Volume
        volume_type: SSD
        size: 150
        region: DFW
        wait: yes
        state: present
        meta:
          app: my-cool-app
      register: my_volume

Authors

  • Christopher H. Laco (@claco)

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)