community.vmware.vmware_vsan_health_info – Gather information about a VMware vSAN cluster’s health

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_vsan_health_info.

Synopsis

  • Gather information about a VMware vSAN cluster’s health.

Requirements

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

  • PyVmomi

  • VMware vSAN Python’s SDK

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cluster_name
string / required
Name of the vSAN cluster.
datacenter
string
added in 1.6.0 of community.vmware
Name of the Datacenter.

aliases: datacenter_name
fetch_from_cache
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
True to return the result from cache directly instead of running the full health check.
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.
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.

Examples

- name: Gather health info from a vSAN's cluster
  community.vmware.vmware_vsan_health_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    cluster_name: 'vSAN01'
    fetch_from_cache: False

- name: Gather health info from a vSAN's cluster with datacenter
  community.vmware.vmware_vsan_health_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    cluster_name: 'vSAN01'
    datacenter: 'Datacenter_01'
    fetch_from_cache: True

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
vsan_health_info
dictionary
on success
vSAN cluster health info

Sample:
{'_vimtype': 'vim.cluster.VsanClusterHealthSummary', 'burnInTest': None, 'clusterStatus': {'_vimtype': 'vim.cluster.VsanClusterHealthSystemStatusResult', 'goalState': 'installed', 'status': 'green', 'trackedHostsStatus': [{'_vimtype': 'vim.host.VsanHostHealthSystemStatusResult', 'hostname': 'esxi01.example.com', 'issues': [], 'status': 'green'}, {'_vimtype': 'vim.host.VsanHostHealthSystemStatusResult', 'hostname': 'esxi04.example.com', 'issues': [], 'status': 'green'}, {'_vimtype': 'vim.host.VsanHostHealthSystemStatusResult', 'hostname': 'esxi02.example.com', 'issues': [], 'status': 'green'}, {'_vimtype': 'vim.host.VsanHostHealthSystemStatusResult', 'hostname': 'esxi03.example.com', 'issues': [], 'status': 'green'}], 'untrackedHosts': []}}


Authors

  • Erwan Quelin (@equelin)