google.cloud.gcp_spanner_instance – Creates a GCP Instance

Note

This plugin is part of the google.cloud collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install google.cloud.

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

Synopsis

  • An isolated set of Cloud Spanner resources on which databases can be hosted.

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.
config
string / required
The name of the instance's configuration (similar but not quite the same as a region) which defines defines the geographic placement and replication of your databases in this instance. It determines where your data is stored. Values are typically of the form `regional-europe-west1` , `us-central` etc.
In order to obtain a valid list please consult the [Configuration section of the docs](https://cloud.google.com/spanner/docs/instances).
display_name
string / required
The descriptive name for this instance as it appears in UIs. Must be unique per project and between 4 and 30 characters in length.
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.
labels
dictionary
An object containing a list of "key": value pairs.
Example: { "name": "wrench", "mass": "1.3kg", "count": "3" }.
name
string / required
A unique identifier for the instance, which cannot be changed after the instance is created. The name must be between 6 and 30 characters in length.
node_count
integer
Default:
"1"
The number of nodes allocated to this instance.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
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/spanner/docs/reference/rest/v1/projects.instances

  • Official Documentation: https://cloud.google.com/spanner/

  • 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 instance
  google.cloud.gcp_spanner_instance:
    name: testinstance
    display_name: My Spanner Instance
    node_count: 2
    labels:
      cost_center: ti-1700004
    config: regional-us-central1
    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
config
string
success
The name of the instance's configuration (similar but not quite the same as a region) which defines defines the geographic placement and replication of your databases in this instance. It determines where your data is stored. Values are typically of the form `regional-europe-west1` , `us-central` etc.
In order to obtain a valid list please consult the [Configuration section of the docs](https://cloud.google.com/spanner/docs/instances).

displayName
string
success
The descriptive name for this instance as it appears in UIs. Must be unique per project and between 4 and 30 characters in length.

labels
dictionary
success
An object containing a list of "key": value pairs.
Example: { "name": "wrench", "mass": "1.3kg", "count": "3" }.

name
string
success
A unique identifier for the instance, which cannot be changed after the instance is created. The name must be between 6 and 30 characters in length.

nodeCount
integer
success
The number of nodes allocated to this instance.



Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)