lowlydba.sqlserver.database module – Creates and configures a database

Note

This module is part of the lowlydba.sqlserver collection (version 2.3.1).

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 lowlydba.sqlserver. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: lowlydba.sqlserver.database.

New in lowlydba.sqlserver 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • Adds a new database to an existing SQL Server instance.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

compatibility

string

Compatibility mode for the database. Follows the format of Version90, Version100, and so on.

String is validated by Set-DbaDbCompatibility.

data_file_path

string

Directory where the data files should be placed. Uses SQL Server’s default if not supplied.

Only used if database is being created.

database

string / required

Name of the target database.

log_file_path

string

Directory where the log files should be placed. Uses SQL Server’s default if not supplied.

Only used if database is being created.

maxdop

integer

MAXDOP value for the database.

only_accessible

boolean

added in lowlydba.sqlserver 2.2.0

Whether or not to enable Read Committed Snapshot Isolation.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

owner

string

Database owner login.

rcsi

boolean

Whether or not to enable Read Committed Snapshot Isolation.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

recovery_model

string

Choose the recovery model for the database.

Choices:

  • "Full"

  • "Simple"

  • "BulkLogged"

secondary_maxdop

integer

MAXDOP value for the database when it is a non-primary replica in an availability group.

sql_instance

string / required

The SQL Server instance to modify.

sql_password

string

Password for SQL Authentication.

sql_username

string

Username for SQL Authentication.

state

string

Whether or not the object should be present or absent.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

platform

Platforms: all

Target OS/families that can be operated against.

Examples

- name: Create database
  lowlydba.sqlserver.database:
    sql_instance: sql-01.myco.io
    database: LowlyDB

- name: Create database with customizations
  lowlydba.sqlserver.database:
    sql_instance: sql-01.myco.io
    database: LowlyDB
    owner: sa
    maxdop: 2
    recovery_model: Simple

Return Values

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

Key

Description

data

dictionary

Modified output from the New-DbaDatabase, Set-DbaDatabase, or Remove-DbaDatabase function.

Returned: success, but not in check_mode.

Authors

  • John McCall (@lowlydba)