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cs_zone_facts - Gathering facts of zones from Apache CloudStack based clouds.

New in version 2.1.

Synopsis

  • Gathering facts from the API of a zone.
  • Sets Ansible facts accessable by the key cloudstack_zone and since version 2.6 also returns results.

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
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.
name
required
Name of the zone.

aliases: zone

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

- name: Gather facts from a zone
  local_action:
    module: cs_zone_facts
    name: ch-gva-1
  register: zone

- name: Show the returned results of the registered variable
  debug:
    var: zone

- name: Show the facts by the ansible_facts key cloudstack_zone
  debug:
    var: cloudstack_zone

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
allocation_state
string
success
State of the zone.

Sample:
Enabled
dhcp_provider
string
success
DHCP provider for the zone

Sample:
VirtualRouter
dns1
string
success
First DNS for the zone.

Sample:
8.8.8.8
dns1_ipv6
string
success
First IPv6 DNS for the zone.

Sample:
2001:4860:4860::8888
dns2
string
success
Second DNS for the zone.

Sample:
8.8.4.4
dns2_ipv6
string
success
Second IPv6 DNS for the zone.

Sample:
2001:4860:4860::8844
domain
string
success
Domain the zone is related to.

Sample:
ROOT
guest_cidr_address
string
success
Guest CIDR address for the zone

Sample:
10.1.1.0/24
id
string
success
UUID of the zone.

Sample:
04589590-ac63-4ffc-93f5-b698b8ac38b6
internal_dns1
string
success
First internal DNS for the zone.

Sample:
8.8.8.8
internal_dns2
string
success
Second internal DNS for the zone.

Sample:
8.8.4.4
local_storage_enabled
bool
success
Local storage offering enabled.

name
string
success
Name of the zone.

Sample:
zone01
network_domain
string
success
Network domain for the zone.

Sample:
example.com
network_type
string
success
Network type for the zone.

Sample:
basic
securitygroups_enabled
bool
success
Security groups support is enabled.

tags
dict
success
List of resource tags associated with the zone.

Sample:
[{'key': 'foo', 'value': 'bar'}]
zone_token
string
success
Zone token

Sample:
ccb0a60c-79c8-3230-ab8b-8bdbe8c45bb7


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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