google.cloud.gcp_compute_node_template – Creates a GCP NodeTemplate

Note

This plugin is part of the google.cloud collection (version 1.0.2).

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 google.cloud.

To use it in a playbook, specify: google.cloud.gcp_compute_node_template.

Synopsis

  • Represents a NodeTemplate resource. Node templates specify properties for creating sole-tenant nodes, such as node type, vCPU and memory requirements, node affinity labels, and region.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
description
string
An optional textual description of the resource.
env_type
string
Specifies which Ansible environment you're running this module within.
This should not be set unless you know what you're doing.
This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.
name
string
Name of the resource.
node_affinity_labels
dictionary
Labels to use for node affinity, which will be used in instance scheduling.
node_type
string
Node type to use for nodes group that are created from this template.
Only one of nodeTypeFlexibility and nodeType can be specified.
node_type_flexibility
dictionary
Flexible properties for the desired node type. Node groups that use this node template will create nodes of a type that matches these properties. Only one of nodeTypeFlexibility and nodeType can be specified.
cpus
string
Number of virtual CPUs to use.
memory
string
Physical memory available to the node, defined in MB.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
region
string / required
Region where nodes using the node template will be created .
scopes
list / elements=string
Array of scopes to be used
service_account_contents
jsonarg
The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.
service_account_email
string
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
path
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Notes

Note

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/rest/v1/nodeTemplates

  • Sole-Tenant Nodes: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/nodes/

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_file using the gcp_service_account_file env variable.

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.

  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.

  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- name: create a node template
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_node_template:
    name: test_object
    region: us-central1
    node_type: n1-node-96-624
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
creationTimestamp
string
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
string
success
An optional textual description of the resource.

name
string
success
Name of the resource.

nodeAffinityLabels
dictionary
success
Labels to use for node affinity, which will be used in instance scheduling.

nodeType
string
success
Node type to use for nodes group that are created from this template.
Only one of nodeTypeFlexibility and nodeType can be specified.

nodeTypeFlexibility
complex
success
Flexible properties for the desired node type. Node groups that use this node template will create nodes of a type that matches these properties. Only one of nodeTypeFlexibility and nodeType can be specified.

 
cpus
string
success
Number of virtual CPUs to use.

 
localSsd
string
success
Use local SSD .

 
memory
string
success
Physical memory available to the node, defined in MB.

region
string
success
Region where nodes using the node template will be created .



Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)