community.windows.win_partition – Creates, changes and removes partitions on Windows Server
This plugin is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.9.0).
You might already have this collection installed if you are using the
It is not included in
To check whether it is installed, run
ansible-galaxy collection list.
To install it, use:
ansible-galaxy collection install community.windows.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
The community.windows.win_partition module can create, modify or delete a partition on a disk
A minimum Operating System Version of 6.2 is required to use this module. To check if your OS is compatible, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/sysinfo/operating-system-version.
This module cannot be used for removing the drive letter associated with a partition, initializing a disk or, file system formatting.
Idempotence works only if you’re specifying a drive letter or other unique attributes such as a combination of disk number and partition number.
For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/hh830524.aspx.
- name: Create a partition with drive letter D and size 5 GiB community.windows.win_partition: drive_letter: D partition_size: 5 GiB disk_number: 1 - name: Resize previously created partition to it's maximum size and change it's drive letter to E community.windows.win_partition: drive_letter: E partition_size: -1 partition_number: 1 disk_number: 1 - name: Delete partition community.windows.win_partition: disk_number: 1 partition_number: 1 state: absent