ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume module – Manages volumes 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_volume.

New in ngine_io.cloudstack 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • Create, destroy, attach, detach, extract or upload volumes.

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.

custom_id

string

Custom id to the resource.

Allowed to Root Admins only.

device_id

integer

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

Only considered if state is attached.

disk_offering

string

Name of the disk offering to be used.

Required one of disk_offering, snapshot if volume is not already state=present.

display_volume

boolean

Whether to display the volume to the end user or not.

Allowed to Root Admins only.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

domain

string

Name of the domain the volume to be deployed in.

force

boolean

Force removal of volume even it is attached to a VM.

Considered on state=absent only.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

format

string

The format for the volume.

Only considered if state=uploaded.

Choices:

  • "QCOW2"

  • "RAW"

  • "VHD"

  • "VHDX"

  • "OVA"

max_iops

integer

Max iops

min_iops

integer

Min iops

mode

string

Mode for the volume extraction.

Only considered if state=extracted.

Choices:

  • "http_download" ← (default)

  • "ftp_upload"

name

string / required

Name of the volume.

name can only contain ASCII letters.

poll_async

boolean

Poll async jobs until job has finished.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

project

string

Name of the project the volume to be deployed in.

shrink_ok

boolean

Whether to allow to shrink the volume.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

size

integer

Size of disk in GB

snapshot

string

The snapshot name for the disk volume.

Required one of disk_offering, snapshot if volume is not already state=present.

state

string

State of the volume.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

  • "attached"

  • "detached"

  • "extracted"

  • "uploaded"

tags

aliases: tag

list / elements=dictionary

List of tags. Tags are a list of dictionaries having keys key and value.

To delete all tags, set a empty list e.g. tags: [].

url

string

URL to which the volume would be extracted on state=extracted

or the URL where to download the volume on state=uploaded.

Only considered if state is extracted or uploaded.

vm

string

Name of the virtual machine to attach the volume to.

zone

string / required

Name of the zone in which the volume should be deployed.

Notes

Note

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

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: create volume within project and zone with specified storage options
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    name: web-vm-1-volume
    project: Integration
    zone: ch-zrh-ix-01
    disk_offering: PerfPlus Storage
    size: 20

- name: create/attach volume to instance
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    name: web-vm-1-volume
    zone: zone01
    disk_offering: PerfPlus Storage
    size: 20
    vm: web-vm-1
    state: attached

- name: detach volume
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    name: web-vm-1-volume
    zone: zone01
    state: detached

- name: remove volume
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    name: web-vm-1-volume
    zone: zone01
    state: absent

- name: Extract DATA volume to make it downloadable
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    state: extracted
    name: web-vm-1-volume
    zone: zone01
  register: data_vol_out

- name: Create new volume by downloading source volume
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_volume:
    state: uploaded
    name: web-vm-1-volume-2
    zone: zone01
    format: VHD
    url: "{{ data_vol_out.url }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

attached

string

Date of the volume was attached.

Returned: success

Sample: "2014-12-01T14:57:57+0100"

created

string

Date of the volume was created.

Returned: success

Sample: "2014-12-01T14:57:57+0100"

device_id

integer

Id of the device on user vm the volume is attached to (not returned when detached)

Returned: success

Sample: 1

display_name

string

Display name of the volume.

Returned: success

Sample: "web-volume-01"

domain

string

Domain the volume belongs to

Returned: success

Sample: "example domain"

group

string

Group the volume belongs to

Returned: success

Sample: "web"

id

string

ID of the volume.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the volume.

Returned: success

Sample: "web-volume-01"

project

string

Project the volume belongs to

Returned: success

Sample: "Production"

size

integer

Size of disk volume.

Returned: success

Sample: 20

state

string

State of the volume

Returned: success

Sample: "Attached"

type

string

Disk volume type.

Returned: success

Sample: "DATADISK"

url

string

The url of the uploaded volume or the download url depending extraction mode.

Returned: success when state=extracted

Sample: "http://1.12.3.4/userdata/387e2c7c-7c42-4ecc-b4ed-84e8367a1965.vhd"

vm

string

Name of the vm the volume is attached to (not returned when detached)

Returned: success

Sample: "web-01"

zone

string

Name of zone the volume is in.

Returned: success

Sample: "ch-gva-2"

Authors

  • Jefferson Girão (@jeffersongirao)

  • René Moser (@resmo)