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ovirt_tags - Module to manage tags in oVirt/RHV

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • This module manage tags in oVirt/RHV. It can also manage assignments of those tags to entities.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7
  • ovirt-engine-sdk-python >= 4.2.4

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth
required
Dictionary with values needed to create HTTP/HTTPS connection to oVirt:
username[required] - The name of the user, something like [email protected]. Default value is set by OVIRT_USERNAME environment variable.
password[required] - The password of the user. Default value is set by OVIRT_PASSWORD environment variable.
url - A string containing the API URL of the server, usually something like `https://server.example.com/ovirt-engine/api`. Default value is set by OVIRT_URL environment variable. Either url or hostname is required.
hostname - A string containing the hostname of the server, usually something like `server.example.com`. Default value is set by OVIRT_HOSTNAME environment variable. Either url or hostname is required.
token - Token to be used instead of login with username/password. Default value is set by OVIRT_TOKEN environment variable.
insecure - A boolean flag that indicates if the server TLS certificate and host name should be checked.
ca_file - A PEM file containing the trusted CA certificates. The certificate presented by the server will be verified using these CA certificates. If `ca_file` parameter is not set, system wide CA certificate store is used. Default value is set by OVIRT_CAFILE environment variable.
kerberos - A boolean flag indicating if Kerberos authentication should be used instead of the default basic authentication.
headers - Dictionary of HTTP headers to be added to each API call.
description
Description of the tag to manage.
fetch_nested
(added in 2.3)
If True the module will fetch additional data from the API.
It will fetch IDs of the VMs disks, snapshots, etc. User can configure to fetch other attributes of the nested entities by specifying nested_attributes.
hosts
List of the hosts names, which should have assigned this tag.
name
required
Name of the tag to manage.
nested_attributes
(added in 2.3)
Specifies list of the attributes which should be fetched from the API.
This parameter apply only when fetch_nested is true.
parent
Name of the parent tag.
poll_interval Default:
3
Number of the seconds the module waits until another poll request on entity status is sent.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • attached
  • detached
Should the tag be present/absent/attached/detached.
Note: attached and detached states are supported since version 2.4.
timeout Default:
180
The amount of time in seconds the module should wait for the instance to get into desired state.
vms
List of the VMs names, which should have assigned this tag.
wait
True if the module should wait for the entity to get into desired state.

Notes

Note

  • In order to use this module you have to install oVirt Python SDK. To ensure it’s installed with correct version you can create the following task: pip: name=ovirt-engine-sdk-python version=4.2.4

Examples

# Examples don't contain auth parameter for simplicity,
# look at ovirt_auth module to see how to reuse authentication:

# Create(if not exists) and assign tag to vms vm1 and vm2:
- ovirt_tags:
    name: mytag
    vms:
      - vm1
      - vm2

# Attach a tag to VM 'vm1', keeping the rest already attached tags on VM:
- ovirt_tags:
    name: mytag
    state: attached
    vms:
      - vm3

# Detach a tag from VM 'vm1', keeping the rest already attached tags on VM:
- ovirt_tags:
    name: mytag
    state: detached
    vms:
      - vm3

# To detach all VMs from tag:
- ovirt_tags:
    name: mytag
    vms: []

# Remove tag
- ovirt_tags:
    state: absent
    name: mytag

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
id
str
On success if tag is found.
ID of the tag which is managed

Sample:
7de90f31-222c-436c-a1ca-7e655bd5b60c
tag
dict
On success if tag is found.
Dictionary of all the tag attributes. Tag attributes can be found on your oVirt/RHV instance at following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/tag.



Status

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

Author

  • Ondra Machacek (@machacekondra)

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