community.vmware.vmware_vc_infraprofile_info – List and Export VMware vCenter infra profile configs.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.vmware collection (version 1.14.0).

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

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

New in version 1.0.0: of community.vmware

Synopsis

  • Module to manage VMware vCenter infra profile configs.

  • vCenter infra profile Library feature is introduced in vSphere 7.0 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 >= 2.7

  • PyVmomi

  • vSphere Automation SDK

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api
string
    Choices:
  • export
  • import
  • list
  • validate
API which needs to be executed
config_path
string
Config file path which contains infra profile config JSON data, supports both relative and absolute path.
This parameter is required only when import,validate APIs are being used.
decryption_key
string
decryption_key argument for while doing import profile task as of now its not taken into account form API team.
description
string
Description of about encryption or decryption key.
encryption_key
string
encryption_key argument for while doing import profile task as of now its not taken into account form API team.
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.
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.
profiles
string
A list of profile names to be exported, imported, and validated.
This parameter is not required while running for List API, not for export,import and validate.
protocol
string
    Choices:
  • http
  • https ←
The connection to protocol.
proxy_host
string
added in 1.12.0 of community.vmware
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
added in 1.12.0 of community.vmware
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 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 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.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 7.0

Examples

- name: Get information about VC infraprofile
  vmware_vc_infraprofile_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: export vCenter appliance infra profile config
  vmware_vc_infraprofile_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
    api: "export"
    profiles: "ApplianceManagement"
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: validate vCenter appliance infra profile config
  vmware_vc_infraprofile_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
    api: "validate"
    profiles: "ApplianceManagement"
    config_path: "export.json"

- name: import vCenter appliance infra profile config
  vmware_vc_infraprofile_info:
    hostname: '{{ vcenter_hostname }}'
    username: '{{ vcenter_username }}'
    password: '{{ vcenter_password }}'
    api: "import"
    profiles: "ApplianceManagement"
    config_path: "import.json"
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
export_infra
dictionary
On success with API set as "export"
A message about the exported file

Sample:
{'export_config_json': 'json exported to file'}
import_profile
dictionary
On success with API set as "import"
A message about import on import_profile spec

Sample:
{'changed': True, 'failed': False, 'status': '0.0'}
list_infra
list / elements=string
on success with API as "list"
A list of infra configs,

Sample:
[{'info': 'ApplianceManagement', 'name': 'ApplianceManagement'}, {'info': 'ApplianceNetwork', 'name': 'ApplianceNetwork'}, {'info': 'Authentication & Authorization Management', 'name': 'AuthManagement'}]
validate_infra
dictionary
On success with API set as "validate"
A message about validate on exported file

Sample:
{'changed': False, 'failed': False, 'status': 'VALID'}


Authors

  • Naveenkumar G P (@ngp)