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cs_vpn_gateway - Manages site-to-site VPN gateways on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Creates and removes VPN site-to-site gateways.

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 VPN gateway 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 VPN gateway is related to.
poll_async
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Poll async jobs until job has finished.
project
Name of the project the VPN gateway is related to.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the VPN gateway.
vpc
required
Name of the VPC.
zone
Name of the zone the VPC is related to.
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

# Ensure a vpn gateway is present
- local_action:
    module: cs_vpn_gateway
    vpc: my VPC

# Ensure a vpn gateway is absent
- local_action:
    module: cs_vpn_gateway
    vpc: my VPC
    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 VPN site-to-site gateway is related to.

Sample:
example account
domain
string
success
Domain the VPN site-to-site gateway is related to.

Sample:
example domain
id
string
success
UUID of the VPN site-to-site gateway.

Sample:
04589590-ac63-4ffc-93f5-b698b8ac38b6
project
string
success
Name of project the VPN site-to-site gateway is related to.

Sample:
Production
public_ip
string
success
IP address of the VPN site-to-site gateway.

Sample:
10.100.212.10
vpc
string
success
Name of the VPC.

Sample:
My VPC


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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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