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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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

Comments

address

string

IP address or domain name of the node

api_key

aliases: password

string

Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

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

Condition for the node, which determines its role within the load balancer

Choices:

  • enabled

  • disabled

  • draining

credentials

aliases: creds_file

path

File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

env

string

identity_type

string

Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.

Default: “rackspace”

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

Indicate desired state of the node

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

tenant_id

string

The tenant ID used for authentication.

tenant_name

string

The tenant name used for authentication.

type

string

Type of node

Choices:

  • primary

  • secondary

username

string

Rackspace username, overrides credentials.

validate_certs

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

virtualenv

path

Virtualenv to execute this module in

wait

boolean

Wait for the load balancer to become active before returning

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

wait_timeout

integer

How long to wait before giving up and returning an error

Default: 30

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)