community.vmware.vmware_dns_config – Manage VMware ESXi DNS Configuration

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_dns_config.

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2022-06-01

Why

Will be replaced with new module community.vmware.vmware_host_dns.

Alternative

Use community.vmware.vmware_host_dns instead.

Synopsis

  • Manage VMware ESXi DNS Configuration

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
change_hostname_to
string / required
The hostname that an ESXi host should be changed to.
dns_servers
list / elements=string / required
The DNS servers that the host should be configured to use.
domainname
string / required
The domain the ESXi host should be apart of.
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
proxy_host
string
Address of a proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
The format is a hostname or a IP.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_HOST will be used instead.
This feature depends on a version of pyvmomi greater than v6.7.1.2018.12
proxy_port
integer
Port of the HTTP proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_PORT will be used instead.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false 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.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 5.5

Examples

- name: Configure ESXi hostname and DNS servers
  community.vmware.vmware_dns_config:
    hostname: '{{ esxi_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ esxi_username }}'
    password: '{{ esxi_password }}'
    change_hostname_to: esx01
    domainname: foo.org
    dns_servers:
        - 8.8.8.8
        - 8.8.4.4
  delegate_to: localhost

Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2022-06-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Joseph Callen (@jcpowermac)