ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy module – Manages volume snapshot policies on 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_snapshot_policy.

New in ngine_io.cloudstack 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • Create, update and delete volume snapshot policies.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • cs >= 0.9.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

account

string

Account the volume is related to.

api_http_method

string

HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.

Choices:

  • "get" ← (default)

  • "post"

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

HTTP timeout in seconds.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.

Default: 10

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.

device_id

integer

ID of the device on a VM the volume is attached to.

This will only be considered if VM has multiple DATADISK volumes.

domain

string

Domain the volume is related to.

interval_type

aliases: interval

string

Interval of the snapshot.

Choices:

  • "hourly"

  • "daily" ← (default)

  • "weekly"

  • "monthly"

max_snaps

aliases: max

integer

Max number of snapshots.

Default: 8

project

string

Name of the project the volume is related to.

schedule

string

Time the snapshot is scheduled. Required if state=present.

Format for interval_type=HOURLY: MM

Format for interval_type=DAILY: MM:HH

Format for interval_type=WEEKLY: MM:HH:DD (1-7)

Format for interval_type=MONTHLY: MM:HH:DD (1-28)

state

string

State of the snapshot policy.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

time_zone

aliases: timezone

string

Specifies a timezone for this command.

Default: "UTC"

vm

string

Name of the instance to select the volume from.

Use volume_type if VM has a DATADISK and ROOT volume.

In case of volume_type=DATADISK, additionally use device_id if VM has more than one DATADISK volume.

Either volume or vm is required.

volume

string

Name of the volume.

Either volume or vm is required.

volume_type

string

Type of the volume.

Choices:

  • "DATADISK"

  • "ROOT"

vpc

string

Name of the vpc the instance is deployed in.

Notes

Note

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

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: ensure a snapshot policy daily at 1h00 UTC
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy:
    volume: ROOT-478
    schedule: '00:1'
    max_snaps: 3

- name: ensure a snapshot policy daily at 1h00 UTC on the second DATADISK of VM web-01
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy:
    vm: web-01
    volume_type: DATADISK
    device_id: 2
    schedule: '00:1'
    max_snaps: 3

- name: ensure a snapshot policy hourly at minute 5 UTC
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy:
    volume: ROOT-478
    schedule: '5'
    interval_type: hourly
    max_snaps: 1

- name: ensure a snapshot policy weekly on Sunday at 05h00, TZ Europe/Zurich
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy:
    volume: ROOT-478
    schedule: '00:5:1'
    interval_type: weekly
    max_snaps: 1
    time_zone: 'Europe/Zurich'

- name: ensure a snapshot policy is absent
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_snapshot_policy:
    volume: ROOT-478
    interval_type: hourly
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

account

string

Account the volume is related to.

Returned: success

Sample: "example account"

domain

string

Domain the volume is related to.

Returned: success

Sample: "example domain"

id

string

UUID of the snapshot policy.

Returned: success

Sample: "a6f7a5fc-43f8-11e5-a151-feff819cdc9f"

interval_type

string

interval type of the snapshot policy.

Returned: success

Sample: "daily"

max_snaps

integer

maximum number of snapshots retained.

Returned: success

Sample: 10

project

string

Name of project the volume is related to.

Returned: success

Sample: "Production"

schedule

string

schedule of the snapshot policy.

Returned: success

time_zone

string

the time zone of the snapshot policy.

Returned: success

Sample: "Etc/UTC"

volume

string

the volume of the snapshot policy.

Returned: success

Sample: "Etc/UTC"

zone

string

Name of zone the volume is related to.

Returned: success

Sample: "ch-gva-2"

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)