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cs_staticnat - Manages static NATs on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and remove static NATs.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • cs >= 0.6.10

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
account
Account the static NAT is related to.
api_http_method
    Choices:
  • get
  • post
HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
Fallback value is get if not specified.
api_key
API key of the CloudStack API.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_KEY env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
api_region Default:
cloudstack
Name of the ini section in the cloustack.ini file.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_REGION env variable is considered.
api_secret
Secret key of the CloudStack API.
If not set, the CLOUDSTACK_SECRET env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
api_timeout
HTTP timeout in seconds.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
Fallback value is 10 seconds if not specified.
api_url
URL of the CloudStack API e.g. https://cloud.example.com/client/api.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
domain
Domain the static NAT is related to.
ip_address
required
Public IP address the static NAT is assigned to.
network
(added in 2.2)
Network the IP address is related to.
poll_async
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Poll async jobs until job has finished.
project
Name of the project the static NAT is related to.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the static NAT.
vm
Name of virtual machine which we make the static NAT for.
Required if state=present.
vm_guest_ip
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
VM guest NIC secondary IP address for the static NAT.
vpc
(added in 2.3)
VPC the network related to.
zone
Name of the zone in which the virtual machine is in.
If not set, default zone is used.

Notes

Note

  • Ansible uses the cs library’s configuration method if credentials are not provided by the arguments api_url, api_key, api_secret. Configuration is read from several locations, in the following order. The CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT, CLOUDSTACK_KEY, CLOUDSTACK_SECRET and CLOUDSTACK_METHOD. CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT environment variables. A CLOUDSTACK_CONFIG environment variable pointing to an .ini file. A cloudstack.ini file in the current working directory. A .cloudstack.ini file in the users home directory. Optionally multiple credentials and endpoints can be specified using ini sections in cloudstack.ini. Use the argument api_region to select the section name, default section is cloudstack. See https://github.com/exoscale/cs for more information.
  • A detailed guide about cloudstack modules can be found in the CloudStack Cloud Guide.
  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

# create a static NAT: 1.2.3.4 -> web01
- local_action:
    module: cs_staticnat
    ip_address: 1.2.3.4
    vm: web01

# remove a static NAT
- local_action:
    module: cs_staticnat
    ip_address: 1.2.3.4
    state: absent

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 static NAT is related to.

Sample:
example account
domain
string
success
Domain the static NAT is related to.

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

Sample:
a6f7a5fc-43f8-11e5-a151-feff819cdc9f
ip_address
string
success
Public IP address.

Sample:
1.2.3.4
project
string
success
Name of project the static NAT is related to.

Sample:
Production
vm_display_name
string
success
Display name of the virtual machine.

Sample:
web-01
vm_guest_ip
string
success
IP of the virtual machine.

Sample:
10.101.65.152
vm_name
string
success
Name of the virtual machine.

Sample:
web-01
zone
string
success
Name of zone the static NAT is related to.

Sample:
ch-gva-2


Status

This module is flagged as stableinterface which means that the maintainers for this module guarantee that no backward incompatible interface changes will be made.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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