ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_vm_os_info module – Retrieve information on all supported oVirt/RHV operating systems

Note

This module is part of the ovirt.ovirt collection (version 2.0.4).

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 ovirt.ovirt.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_vm_os_info.

New in version 1.1.0: of ovirt.ovirt

Synopsis

  • Retrieve information on all supported oVirt/RHV operating systems.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • ovirt-engine-sdk-python >= 4.4.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth

dictionary / required

Dictionary with values needed to create HTTP/HTTPS connection to oVirt:

ca_file

string

A PEM file containing the trusted CA certificates.

The certificate presented by the server will be verified using these CA certificates.

If ca_file parameter is not set, system wide CA certificate store is used.

Default value is set by OVIRT_CAFILE environment variable.

compress

boolean

Flag indicating if compression is used for connection.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

headers

dictionary

Dictionary of HTTP headers to be added to each API call.

hostname

string

A string containing the hostname of the server, usually something like :emphasis:`server.example.com`.

Default value is set by OVIRT_HOSTNAME environment variable.

Either url or hostname is required.

insecure

boolean

A boolean flag that indicates if the server TLS certificate and host name should be checked.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

kerberos

boolean

A boolean flag indicating if Kerberos authentication should be used instead of the default basic authentication.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

password

string

The password of the user.

Default value is set by OVIRT_PASSWORD environment variable.

timeout

integer

Number of seconds to wait for response.

token

string

Token to be used instead of login with username/password.

Default value is set by OVIRT_TOKEN environment variable.

url

string

A string containing the API URL of the server, usually something like :emphasis:`https://server.example.com/ovirt-engine/api`.

Default value is set by OVIRT_URL environment variable.

Either url or hostname is required.

username

string

The name of the user, something like admin@internal.

Default value is set by OVIRT_USERNAME environment variable.

fetch_nested

boolean

If yes the module will fetch additional data from the API.

It will fetch only IDs of nested entity. It doesn’t fetch multiple levels of nested attributes. Only the attributes of the current entity. User can configure to fetch other attributes of the nested entities by specifying nested_attributes.

This parameter is deprecated and replaced by follow.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

filter_keys

list / elements=string

List of attributes which should be in returned.

follow

aliases: follows

list / elements=string

added in 1.5.0 of ovirt.ovirt

List of linked entities, which should be fetched along with the main entity.

This parameter replaces usage of fetch_nested and nested_attributes.

All follow parameters can be found at following url: https://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/operating_system_info/links_summary

name

string

Name of the operating system which should be returned.

nested_attributes

list / elements=string

Specifies list of the attributes which should be fetched from the API.

This parameter apply only when fetch_nested is true.

This parameter is deprecated and replaced by follow.

Notes

Note

  • This module returns a variable ovirt_operating_systems, which contains a list of operating systems. You need to register the result with the register keyword to use it.

  • In order to use this module you have to install oVirt Python SDK. To ensure it’s installed with correct version you can create the following task: pip: name=ovirt-engine-sdk-python version=4.4.0

Examples

# Look at ovirt_auth module to see how to reuse authentication:

- ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_vm_os_info:
    auth: "{{ ovirt_auth }}"
  register: result
- ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ result.ovirt_operating_systems }}"

- ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_vm_os_info:
    auth: "{{ ovirt_auth }}"
    filter_keys: name,architecture
  register: result
- ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ result.ovirt_operating_systems }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

ovirt_operating_systems

list / elements=string

List of dictionaries describing the operating systems. Operating system attributes are mapped to dictionary keys, all operating systems attributes can be found at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/operating_system_info.

Returned: On success.

Authors

  • Martin Necas (@mnecas)

  • Chris Brown (@snecklifter)