community.general.stacki_host module – Add or remove host to stacki front-end

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.stacki_host.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

appliance

string

Applicance to be used in host creation.

Required if state is present and host does not yet exist.

Default: “backend”

force_install

boolean

Set value to true to force node into install state if it already exists in stacki.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

name

string / required

Name of the host to be added to Stacki.

network

string

Network to be configured in the host.

Currently not used by the module.

Default: “private”

prim_intf

string

Name of the primary network interface.

Currently not used by the module.

prim_intf_ip

string

IP Address for the primary network interface.

Currently not used by the module.

prim_intf_mac

string

MAC Address for the primary PXE boot network interface.

Currently not used by the module.

rack

integer

Rack to be used in host creation.

Required if state is present and host does not yet exist.

rank

integer

Rank to be used in host creation.

In Stacki terminology, the rank is the position of the machine in a rack.

Required if state is present and host does not yet exist.

stacki_endpoint

string / required

URL for the Stacki API Endpoint.

stacki_password

string / required

Password for authenticating with Stacki API, but if not specified, the environment variable stacki_password is used instead.

stacki_user

string / required

Username for authenticating with Stacki API, but if not specified, the environment variable stacki_user is used instead.

state

string

Set value to the desired state for the specified host.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

Examples

- name: Add a host named test-1
  community.general.stacki_host:
    name: test-1
    stacki_user: usr
    stacki_password: pwd
    stacki_endpoint: url
    prim_intf_mac: mac_addr
    prim_intf_ip: x.x.x.x
    prim_intf: eth0

- name: Remove a host named test-1
  community.general.stacki_host:
    name: test-1
    stacki_user: usr
    stacki_password: pwd
    stacki_endpoint: url
    state: absent

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

changed

boolean

response to whether or not the api call completed successfully

Returned: always

Sample: true

stdout

list / elements=string

the set of responses from the commands

Returned: always

Sample: [”…”, “…”]

stdout_lines

list / elements=string

the value of stdout split into a list

Returned: always

Sample: [[”…”, “…”], [”…”], [”…”]]

Authors

  • Hugh Ma (@bbyhuy)