community.vmware.vmware_vm_vm_drs_rule – Configure VMware DRS Affinity rule for virtual machine in given cluster

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_vm_vm_drs_rule.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to configure VMware DRS Affinity rule for virtual machine in given cluster.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
affinity_rule
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to True, the DRS rule will be an Affinity rule.
If set to False, the DRS rule will be an Anti-Affinity rule.
Effective only if state is set to present.
cluster_name
string / required
Desired cluster name where virtual machines are present for the DRS rule.
drs_rule_name
string / required
The name of the DRS rule to manage.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If set to True, the DRS rule will be enabled.
Effective only if state is set to present.
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.
mandatory
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If set to True, the DRS rule will be mandatory.
Effective only if state is set to present.
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:
  • present ←
  • absent
If set to present, then the DRS rule is created if not present.
If set to present, then the DRS rule is already present, it updates to the given configurations.
If set to absent, then the DRS rule is deleted if present.
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.
vms
list / elements=string
List of virtual machines name for which DRS rule needs to be applied.
Required if state is set to present.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.5

Examples

- name: Create DRS Affinity Rule for VM-VM
  community.vmware.vmware_vm_vm_drs_rule:
    hostname: "{{ esxi_server }}"
    username: "{{ esxi_username }}"
    password: "{{ esxi_password }}"
    cluster_name: "{{ cluster_name }}"
    validate_certs: no
    vms:
        - vm1
        - vm2
    drs_rule_name: vm1-vm2-affinity-rule-001
    enabled: True
    mandatory: True
    affinity_rule: True
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for VM-VM
  community.vmware.vmware_vm_vm_drs_rule:
    hostname: "{{ esxi_server }}"
    username: "{{ esxi_username }}"
    password: "{{ esxi_password }}"
    cluster_name: "{{ cluster_name }}"
    validate_certs: no
    enabled: True
    vms:
        - vm1
        - vm2
    drs_rule_name: vm1-vm2-affinity-rule-001
    mandatory: True
    affinity_rule: False
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Delete DRS Affinity Rule for VM-VM
  community.vmware.vmware_vm_vm_drs_rule:
    hostname: "{{ esxi_server }}"
    username: "{{ esxi_username }}"
    password: "{{ esxi_password }}"
    cluster_name: "{{ cluster_name }}"
    validate_certs: no
    drs_rule_name: vm1-vm2-affinity-rule-001
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
result
dictionary
when state is present
metadata about DRS VM and VM rule

Sample:
{'rule_enabled': False, 'rule_key': 20, 'rule_mandatory': True, 'rule_name': 'drs_rule_0014', 'rule_uuid': '525f3bc0-253f-825a-418e-2ec93bffc9ae', 'rule_vms': ['VM_65', 'VM_146']}


Authors

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)