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digital_ocean_snapshot_facts - Gather facts about DigitalOcean Snapshot

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to gather facts about snapshot facts based upon provided values such as droplet, volume and snapshot id.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
oauth_token
DigitalOcean OAuth token.
There are several other environment variables which can be used to provide this value.
i.e., - 'DO_API_TOKEN', 'DO_API_KEY', 'DO_OAUTH_TOKEN' and 'OAUTH_TOKEN'

aliases: api_token
snapshot_id
To retrieve information about a snapshot, please specify this as a snapshot id.
If set to actual snapshot id, then facts are gathered related to that particular snapshot only.
This is required parameter, if snapshot_type is set to by_id.
snapshot_type
    Choices:
  • all ←
  • droplet
  • volume
  • by_id
Specifies the type of snapshot facts to be retrived.
If set to droplet, then facts are gathered related to snapshots based on Droplets only.
If set to volume, then facts are gathered related to snapshots based on volumes only.
If set to by_id, then facts are gathered related to snapshots based on snapshot id only.
If not set to any of the above, then facts are gathered related to all snapshots.
timeout Default:
30
The timeout in seconds used for polling DigitalOcean's API.
validate_certs
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

- name: Gather facts about all snapshots
  digital_ocean_snapshot_facts:
    snapshot_type: all
    oauth_token: "{{ oauth_token }}"

- name: Gather facts about droplet snapshots
  digital_ocean_snapshot_facts:
    snapshot_type: droplet
    oauth_token: "{{ oauth_token }}"

- name: Gather facts about volume snapshots
  digital_ocean_snapshot_facts:
    snapshot_type: volume
    oauth_token: "{{ oauth_token }}"

- name: Gather facts about snapshot by snapshot id
  digital_ocean_snapshot_facts:
    snapshot_type: by_id
    snapshot_id: 123123123
    oauth_token: "{{ oauth_token }}"

- name: Get facts about snapshot named big-data-snapshot1
  digital_ocean_snapshot_facts:
  register: resp_out
- set_fact:
    snapshot_id: "{{ item.id }}"
  with_items: "{{ resp_out.data|json_query(name) }}"
  vars:
    name: "[?name=='big-data-snapshot1']"
- debug: var=snapshot_id

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
data
list
success
DigitalOcean snapshot facts

Sample:
[{'min_disk_size': 10, 'name': 'big-data-snapshot1', 'resource_id': '89bcc42f-85cf-11e6-a004-000f53315871', 'created_at': '2016-09-28T23:14:30Z', 'regions': ['nyc1'], 'id': '4f60fc64-85d1-11e6-a004-000f53315871', 'resource_type': 'volume', 'size_gigabytes': 0}]


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

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)

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