community.vmware.vmware_migrate_vmk – Migrate a VMK interface from VSS to VDS

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_migrate_vmk.

Synopsis

  • Migrate a VMK interface from VSS to VDS

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
current_portgroup_name
string / required
Portgroup name VMK interface is currently on
current_switch_name
string / required
Switch VMK interface is currently on
device
string / required
VMK interface name
esxi_hostname
string / required
ESXi hostname to be managed
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.
migrate_portgroup_name
string / required
Portgroup name to migrate VMK interface to
migrate_switch_name
string / required
Switch name to migrate VMK interface to
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 true, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.7

Examples

- name: Migrate Management vmk
  community.vmware.vmware_migrate_vmk:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    esxi_hostname: "{{ esxi_hostname }}"
    device: vmk1
    current_switch_name: temp_vswitch
    current_portgroup_name: esx-mgmt
    migrate_switch_name: dvSwitch
    migrate_portgroup_name: Management
  delegate_to: localhost

Authors

  • Joseph Callen (@jcpowermac)

  • Russell Teague (@mtnbikenc)