community.vmware.vmware_content_library_info – Gather information about VMWare Content Library

Note

This plugin is part of the community.vmware collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_content_library_info.

Synopsis

  • Module to list the content libraries.

  • Module to get information about specific content library.

  • Content Library feature is introduced in vSphere 6.0 version, so this module is not supported in the earlier versions of vSphere.

  • All variables and VMware object names are case sensitive.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

  • vSphere Automation SDK

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
library_id
string
content library id for which details needs to be fetched.
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
protocol
string
    Choices:
  • http
  • https ←
The connection to protocol.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid.
Set to no when certificates are not trusted.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.5, 6.7

Examples

- name: Get List of Content Libraries
  community.vmware.vmware_content_library_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Get information about content library
  community.vmware.vmware_content_library_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
    library_id: '13b0f060-f4d3-4f84-b61f-0fe1b0c0a5a8'
    validate_certs: no
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
content_lib_details
list / elements=string
on success
list of content library metadata

Sample:
[{'library_creation_time': '2019-07-02T11:50:52.242000', 'library_description': 'new description', 'library_id': '13b0f060-f4d3-4f84-b61f-0fe1b0c0a5a8', 'library_name': 'demo-local-lib', 'library_publish_info': {'authentication_method': 'NONE', 'persist_json_enabled': False, 'publish_url': None, 'published': False, 'user_name': None}, 'library_server_guid': '0fd5813b-aac7-4b92-9fb7-f18f16565613', 'library_type': 'LOCAL', 'library_version': '3'}]
content_libs
list / elements=string
on success
list of content libraries

Sample:
['ded9c4d5-0dcd-4837-b1d8-af7398511e33', '36b72549-14ed-4b5f-94cb-6213fecacc02']


Authors

  • Pavan Bidkar (@pgbidkar)