community.general.zpool_facts module – Gather facts about ZFS pools

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.1.0).

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.zpool_facts.

Synopsis

  • Gather facts from ZFS pool properties.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

name

aliases: pool, zpool

string

ZFS pool name.

parsable

boolean

Specifies if property values should be displayed in machine friendly format.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

properties

string

Specifies which dataset properties should be queried in comma-separated format. For more information about dataset properties, check zpool(1M) man page.

Default: "all"

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

This action does not modify state.

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: N/A

This action does not modify state.

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

facts

Support: full

Action returns an ansible_facts dictionary that will update existing host facts.

Examples

- name: Gather facts about ZFS pool rpool
  community.general.zpool_facts: pool=rpool

- name: Gather space usage about all imported ZFS pools
  community.general.zpool_facts: properties='free,size'

- name: Print gathered information
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: 'ZFS pool {{ item.name }} has {{ item.free }} free space out of {{ item.size }}.'
  with_items: '{{ ansible_zfs_pools }}'

Returned Facts

Facts returned by this module are added/updated in the hostvars host facts and can be referenced by name just like any other host fact. They do not need to be registered in order to use them.

Key

Description

ansible_zfs_pools

string

ZFS pool facts

Returned: always

Sample: "{'allocated': '3.46G', 'altroot': '-', 'autoexpand': 'off', 'autoreplace': 'off', 'bootfs': 'rpool/ROOT/openindiana', 'cachefile': '-', 'capacity': '6%', 'comment': '-', 'dedupditto': '0', 'dedupratio': '1.00x', 'delegation': 'on', 'expandsize': '-', 'failmode': 'wait', 'feature@async_destroy': 'enabled', 'feature@bookmarks': 'enabled', 'feature@edonr': 'enabled', 'feature@embedded_data': 'active', 'feature@empty_bpobj': 'active', 'feature@enabled_txg': 'active', 'feature@extensible_dataset': 'enabled', 'feature@filesystem_limits': 'enabled', 'feature@hole_birth': 'active', 'feature@large_blocks': 'enabled', 'feature@lz4_compress': 'active', 'feature@multi_vdev_crash_dump': 'enabled', 'feature@sha512': 'enabled', 'feature@skein': 'enabled', 'feature@spacemap_histogram': 'active', 'fragmentation': '3%', 'free': '46.3G', 'freeing': '0', 'guid': '15729052870819522408', 'health': 'ONLINE', 'leaked': '0', 'listsnapshots': 'off', 'name': 'rpool', 'readonly': 'off', 'size': '49.8G', 'version': '-'}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

name

string

ZFS pool name

Returned: always

Sample: "rpool"

parsable

boolean

if parsable output should be provided in machine friendly format.

Returned: if ‘parsable’ is set to True

Sample: true

Authors

  • Adam Števko (@xen0l)