community.vmware.vmware_evc_mode – Enable/Disable EVC mode on vCenter

Note

This plugin is part of the community.vmware collection (version 1.13.0).

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

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

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to enable/disable EVC mode on vCenter.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cluster_name
string / required
The name of the cluster to enable or disable EVC mode on.

aliases: cluster
datacenter_name
string / required
The name of the datacenter the cluster belongs to that you want to enable or disable EVC mode on.

aliases: datacenter
evc_mode
string
Required for state=present.
The EVC mode to enable or disable on the cluster. (intel-broadwell, intel-nehalem, intel-merom, etc.).
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.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Add or remove EVC mode.
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 true, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.7

Examples

- name: Enable EVC Mode
  community.vmware.vmware_evc_mode:
     hostname: "{{ groups['vcsa'][0] }}"
     username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
     password: "{{ site_password }}"
     datacenter_name: "{{ datacenter_name }}"
     cluster_name: "{{ cluster_name }}"
     evc_mode: "intel-broadwell"
     state: present
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: enable_evc

- name: Disable EVC Mode
  community.vmware.vmware_evc_mode:
     hostname: "{{ groups['vcsa'][0] }}"
     username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
     password: "{{ site_password }}"
     datacenter_name: "{{ datacenter_name }}"
     cluster_name: "{{ cluster_name }}"
     state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: disable_evc

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
result
string
always
information about performed operation

Sample:
EVC Mode for 'intel-broadwell' has been enabled.


Authors

  • Michael Tipton (@castawayegr)