community.general.rax_scaling_policy module – Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Autoscale Scaling Policy

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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_scaling_policy.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate Rackspace Cloud Autoscale Scaling Policy

Requirements

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

  • pyrax

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_key

aliases: password

string

Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

at

string

The UTC time when this policy will be executed. The time must be formatted according to yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss.SSS such as 2013-05-19T08:07:08Z

auth_endpoint

string

The URI of the authentication service.

If not specified will be set to https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/

change

integer

The change, either as a number of servers or as a percentage, to make in the scaling group. If this is a percentage, you must set is_percent to true also.

cooldown

integer

The period of time, in seconds, that must pass before any scaling can occur after the previous scaling. Must be an integer between 0 and 86400 (24 hrs).

Default: 300

credentials

aliases: creds_file

path

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

cron

string

The time when the policy will be executed, as a cron entry. For example, if this is parameter is set to 1 0 * * *

desired_capacity

integer

The desired server capacity of the scaling the group; that is, how many servers should be in the scaling group.

env

string

identity_type

string

Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.

Default: “rackspace”

is_percent

boolean

Whether the value in change is a percent value

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

name

string / required

Name to give the policy

policy_type

string / required

The type of policy that will be executed for the current release.

Choices:

  • webhook

  • schedule

region

string

Region to create an instance in.

scaling_group

string / required

Name of the scaling group that this policy will be added to

state

string

Indicate desired state of the resource

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

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

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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

---
- hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: false
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - community.general.rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        at: '2013-05-19T08:07:08Z'
        change: 25
        cooldown: 300
        is_percent: true
        name: ASG Test Policy - at
        policy_type: schedule
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asps_at

    - community.general.rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        cron: '1 0 * * *'
        change: 25
        cooldown: 300
        is_percent: true
        name: ASG Test Policy - cron
        policy_type: schedule
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asp_cron

    - community.general.rax_scaling_policy:
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: ORD
        cooldown: 300
        desired_capacity: 5
        name: ASG Test Policy - webhook
        policy_type: webhook
        scaling_group: ASG Test
      register: asp_webhook

Authors

  • Matt Martz (@sivel)