vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool_info module – Retrieves information about the resource pool indicated by {@param.name resourcePool}.

Note

This module is part of the vmware.vmware_rest collection (version 2.1.5).

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 vmware.vmware_rest.

To use it in a playbook, specify: vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool_info.

New in version 0.3.0: of vmware.vmware_rest

Synopsis

  • Retrieves information about the resource pool indicated by {@param.name resourcePool}.

Requirements

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

  • vSphere 7.0.2 or greater

  • python >= 3.6

  • aiohttp

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

clusters

list / elements=string

Clusters that must contain the resource pool for the resource pool to match the filter.

datacenters

aliases: filter_datacenters

list / elements=string

Datacenters that must contain the resource pool for the resource pool to match the filter.

hosts

list / elements=string

Hosts that must contain the resource pool for the resource pool to match the filter.

names

aliases: filter_names

list / elements=string

Names that resource pools must have to match the filter (see {@link Info#name}).

parent_resource_pools

list / elements=string

Resource pools that must contain the resource pool for the resource pool to match the filter.

resource_pool

string

Identifier of the resource pool for which information should be retrieved. Required with state=[‘get’]

resource_pools

list / elements=string

Identifiers of resource pools that can match the filter.

session_timeout

float

added in 2.1.0 of vmware.vmware_rest

Timeout settings for client session.

The maximal number of seconds for the whole operation including connection establishment, request sending and response.

The default value is 300s.

vcenter_hostname

string / required

The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.

vcenter_password

string / required

The vSphere vCenter password

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.

vcenter_rest_log_file

string

You can use this optional parameter to set the location of a log file.

This file will be used to record the HTTP REST interaction.

The file will be stored on the host that run the module.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of

environment variable VMWARE_REST_LOG_FILE will be used instead.

vcenter_username

string / required

The vSphere vCenter username

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.

vcenter_validate_certs

boolean

Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 7.0.2

Examples

- name: Get the existing resource pools
  vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool_info:
  register: resource_pools

- name: Get the existing resource pool
  vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool_info:
    resource_pool: '{{ resource_pools.value[0].resource_pool }}'
  register: my_resource_pool

- name: Create a generic resource pool
  vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool:
    name: my_resource_pool
    parent: '{{ resource_pools.value[0].resource_pool }}'
  register: my_resource_pool

- name: Read details from a specific resource pool
  vmware.vmware_rest.vcenter_resourcepool_info:
    resource_pool: '{{ my_resource_pool.id }}'
  register: my_resource_pool

Return Values

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

Key

Description

id

string

moid of the resource

Returned: On success

Sample: “resgroup-1011”

value

dictionary

Read details from a specific resource pool

Returned: On success

Sample: {“cpu_allocation”: {“expandable_reservation”: 1, “limit”: -1, “reservation”: 0, “shares”: {“level”: “NORMAL”}}, “memory_allocation”: {“expandable_reservation”: 0, “limit”: 1000, “reservation”: 0, “shares”: {“level”: “NORMAL”}}, “name”: “my_resource_pool”, “resource_pools”: []}

Authors

  • Ansible Cloud Team (@ansible-collections)