ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_facts module – Gather facts on instances of Apache CloudStack based clouds.

Note

This module is part of the ngine_io.cloudstack collection (version 2.2.4).

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 ngine\_io.cloudstack. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_facts.

New in ngine_io.cloudstack 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • This module fetches data from the metadata API in CloudStack. The module must be called from within the instance itself.

Requirements

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

  • yaml

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

filter

string

Filter for a specific fact.

Choices:

  • "cloudstack_service_offering"

  • "cloudstack_availability_zone"

  • "cloudstack_public_hostname"

  • "cloudstack_public_ipv4"

  • "cloudstack_local_hostname"

  • "cloudstack_local_ipv4"

  • "cloudstack_instance_id"

  • "cloudstack_user_data"

meta_data_host

string

Host or IP of the meta data API service.

If not set, determination by parsing the dhcp lease file.

Examples

# Gather all facts on instances
- name: Gather cloudstack facts
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_facts:

# Gather specific fact on instances
- name: Gather cloudstack facts
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_facts: filter=cloudstack_instance_id

# Gather specific fact on instances with a given meta_data_host
- name: Gather cloudstack facts
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_facts:
    filter: cloudstack_instance_id
    meta_data_host: 169.254.169.254

Return Values

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

Key

Description

cloudstack_availability_zone

string

zone the instance is deployed in.

Returned: success

Sample: "ch-gva-2"

cloudstack_instance_id

string

UUID of the instance.

Returned: success

Sample: "ab4e80b0-3e7e-4936-bdc5-e334ba5b0139"

cloudstack_local_hostname

string

local hostname of the instance.

Returned: success

Sample: "VM-ab4e80b0-3e7e-4936-bdc5-e334ba5b0139"

cloudstack_local_ipv4

string

local IPv4 of the instance.

Returned: success

Sample: "185.19.28.35"

cloudstack_public_hostname

string

public IPv4 of the router. Same as cloudstack_public_ipv4.

Returned: success

Sample: "VM-ab4e80b0-3e7e-4936-bdc5-e334ba5b0139"

cloudstack_public_ipv4

string

public IPv4 of the router.

Returned: success

Sample: "185.19.28.35"

cloudstack_service_offering

string

service offering of the instance.

Returned: success

Sample: "Micro 512mb 1cpu"

cloudstack_user_data

dictionary

data of the instance provided by users.

Returned: success

Sample: {"bla": "foo"}

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)