ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_loadbalancer_rule_member – Manages load balancer rule members on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

Note

This plugin is part of the ngine_io.cloudstack collection (version 2.2.2).

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 ngine_io.cloudstack.

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

New in version 0.1.0: of ngine_io.cloudstack

Synopsis

  • Add and remove load balancer rule members.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • cs >= 0.9.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
account
string
Account the rule is related to.
api_http_method
string
    Choices:
  • get ←
  • post
HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.
api_key
string / required
API key of the CloudStack API.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_KEY env variable is considered.
api_secret
string / required
Secret key of the CloudStack API.
If not set, the CLOUDSTACK_SECRET env variable is considered.
api_timeout
integer
Default:
10
HTTP timeout in seconds.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.
api_url
string / required
URL of the CloudStack API e.g. https://cloud.example.com/client/api.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT env variable is considered.
api_verify_ssl_cert
string
Verify CA authority cert file.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_VERIFY env variable is considered.
domain
string
Domain the rule is related to.
ip_address
string
Public IP address from where the network traffic will be load balanced from.
Only needed to find the rule if name is not unique.

aliases: public_ip
name
string / required
The name of the load balancer rule.
poll_async
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Poll async jobs until job has finished.
project
string
Name of the project the firewall rule is related to.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Should the VMs be present or absent from the rule.
vms
list / elements=string / required
List of VMs to assign to or remove from the rule.

aliases: vm
zone
string
Name of the zone in which the rule should be located.
Required when the LB provider is ElasticLoadBalancerVm

Notes

Note

  • A detailed guide about cloudstack modules can be found in the CloudStack Cloud Guide.

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Add VMs to an existing load balancer
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_loadbalancer_rule_member:
    name: balance_http
    vms:
      - web01
      - web02

- name: Remove a VM from an existing load balancer
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_loadbalancer_rule_member:
    name: balance_http
    vms:
      - web01
      - web02
    state: absent


# Rolling upgrade of hosts
- hosts: webservers
  serial: 1
  pre_tasks:
    - name: Remove from load balancer
      ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_loadbalancer_rule_member:
        name: balance_http
        vm: "{{ ansible_hostname }}"
        state: absent
  tasks:
    # Perform update
  post_tasks:
    - name: Add to load balancer
      ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_loadbalancer_rule_member:
        name: balance_http
        vm: "{{ ansible_hostname }}"
        state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
account
string
success
Account the rule is related to.

Sample:
example account
algorithm
string
success
Load balancer algorithm used.

Sample:
source
cidr
string
success
CIDR to forward traffic from.

Sample:
0.0.0.0/0
description
string
success
Description of the rule.

Sample:
http load balancer rule
domain
string
success
Domain the rule is related to.

Sample:
example domain
id
string
success
UUID of the rule.

Sample:
a6f7a5fc-43f8-11e5-a151-feff819cdc9f
name
string
success
Name of the rule.

Sample:
http-lb
private_port
integer
success
Private IP address.

Sample:
80
project
string
success
Name of project the rule is related to.

Sample:
Production
protocol
string
success
Protocol of the rule.

Sample:
tcp
public_ip
string
success
Public IP address.

Sample:
1.2.3.4
public_port
integer
success
Public port.

Sample:
80
state
string
success
State of the rule.

Sample:
Add
tags
list / elements=string
success
List of resource tags associated with the rule.

Sample:
[ { "key": "foo", "value": "bar" } ]
vms
list / elements=string
success
Rule members.

Sample:
[ "web01", "web02" ]
zone
string
success
Name of zone the rule is related to.

Sample:
ch-gva-2


Authors

  • Darren Worrall (@dazworrall)

  • René Moser (@resmo)