community.general.rax_clb_nodes – add, modify and remove nodes from a Rackspace Cloud Load Balancer

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_clb_nodes.

Synopsis

  • Adds, modifies and removes nodes from a Rackspace Cloud Load Balancer

Requirements

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

  • pyrax

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address
string
IP address or domain name of the node
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/
condition
string
    Choices:
  • enabled
  • disabled
  • draining
Condition for the node, which determines its role within the load balancer
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
env
string
identity_type
string
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
load_balancer_id
integer / required
Load balancer id
node_id
integer
Node id
port
integer
Port number of the load balanced service on the node
region
string
Region to create an instance in.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the node
tenant_id
string
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
string
The tenant name used for authentication.
type
string
    Choices:
  • primary
  • secondary
Type of node
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
virtualenv
path
Virtualenv to execute this module in
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Wait for the load balancer to become active before returning
wait_timeout
integer
Default:
30
How long to wait before giving up and returning an error
weight
integer
Weight of node

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, …)

  • 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: Add a new node to the load balancer
  local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    address: 10.2.2.3
    port: 80
    condition: enabled
    type: primary
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

- name: Drain connections from a node
  local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    node_id: 410
    condition: draining
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

- name: Remove a node from the load balancer
  local_action:
    module: rax_clb_nodes
    load_balancer_id: 71
    node_id: 410
    state: absent
    wait: yes
    credentials: /path/to/credentials

Authors

  • Lukasz Kawczynski (@neuroid)