hetzner.hcloud.hcloud_load_balancer – Create and manage cloud Load Balancers on the Hetzner Cloud.

Note

This plugin is part of the hetzner.hcloud collection (version 1.6.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install hetzner.hcloud.

To use it in a playbook, specify: hetzner.hcloud.hcloud_load_balancer.

New in version 0.1.0: of hetzner.hcloud

Synopsis

  • Create, update and manage cloud Load Balancers on the Hetzner Cloud.

Requirements

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

  • hcloud-python >= 1.0.0

  • hcloud-python >= 1.8.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_token
string / required
This is the API Token for the Hetzner Cloud.
delete_protection
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Protect the Load Balancer for deletion.
disable_public_interface
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Disables the public interface.
endpoint
string
Default:
"https://api.hetzner.cloud/v1"
This is the API Endpoint for the Hetzner Cloud.
id
integer
The ID of the Hetzner Cloud Load Balancer to manage.
Only required if no Load Balancer name is given
labels
dictionary
User-defined labels (key-value pairs).
load_balancer_type
string
The Load Balancer Type of the Hetzner Cloud Load Balancer to manage.
Required if Load Balancer does not exists.
location
string
Location of Load Balancer.
Required if no network_zone is given and Load Balancer does not exists.
name
string
The Name of the Hetzner Cloud Load Balancer to manage.
Only required if no Load Balancer id is given or a Load Balancer does not exists.
network_zone
string
Network Zone of Load Balancer.
Required of no location is given and Load Balancer does not exists.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
State of the Load Balancer.

See Also

See also

Documentation for Hetzner Cloud API

Complete reference for the Hetzner Cloud API.

Examples

- name: Create a basic Load Balancer
  hcloud_load_balancer:
    name: my-Load Balancer
    load_balancer_type: lb11
    location: fsn1
    state: present

- name: Ensure the Load Balancer is absent (remove if needed)
  hcloud_load_balancer:
    name: my-Load Balancer
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
hcloud_load_balancer
complex
Always
The Load Balancer instance

 
delete_protection
boolean
always
True if Load Balancer is protected for deletion

 
disable_public_interface
boolean
always
True if Load Balancer public interface is disabled

 
id
integer
always
Numeric identifier of the Load Balancer

Sample:
1937415
 
ipv4_address
string
always
Public IPv4 address of the Load Balancer

Sample:
116.203.104.109
 
ipv6_address
string
always
Public IPv6 address of the Load Balancer

Sample:
2a01:4f8:1c1c:c140::1
 
labels
dictionary
always
User-defined labels (key-value pairs)

 
load_balancer_type
string
always
Name of the Load Balancer type of the Load Balancer

Sample:
cx11
 
location
string
always
Name of the location of the Load Balancer

Sample:
fsn1
 
name
string
always
Name of the Load Balancer

Sample:
my-Load-Balancer
 
status
string
always
Status of the Load Balancer

Sample:
running


Authors

  • Lukas Kaemmerling (@LKaemmerling)