community.vmware.vmware_vasa module – Manage VMware Virtual Volumes storage provider

Note

This module is part of the community.vmware collection (version 4.2.0).

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.vmware.

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

New in community.vmware 3.8.0

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to register and unregister a VASA provider

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

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.

password

aliases: pass, pwd

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.

port

integer

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.

Default: 443

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.

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

Create (present) or remove (absent) a VASA provider.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

username

aliases: admin, user

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.

validate_certs

boolean

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.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

vasa_certificate

string

The SSL certificate of the VASA provider.

This parameter is required if state=present

vasa_name

string / required

The name of the VASA provider to be managed.

vasa_password

string

The password of the user account to connect to the VASA provider.

This parameter is required if state=present

vasa_url

string / required

The url of the VASA provider to be managed.

This parameter is required if state=present

vasa_username

string

The user account to connect to the VASA provider.

This parameter is required if state=present

Notes

Note

  • All modules requires API write access and hence is not supported on a free ESXi license.

See Also

See also

community.vmware.vmware_vasa_info

Gather information about vSphere VASA providers.

Examples

- name: Create Cluster
  community.vmware.vmware_cluster:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    vasa_name: "{{ vasa_name }}"
    vasa_url: "{{ vasa_url }}"
    vasa_username: "{{ vasa_username }}"
    vasa_password: "{{ vasa_password }}"
    vasa_certificate: "{{ vasa_certificate }}"
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Unregister VASA provider
  community.vmware.vmware_vasa:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    vasa_name: "{{ vasa_name }}"
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

Authors

  • Eugenio Grosso (@genegr)