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rax_cdb - create/delete or resize a Rackspace Cloud Databases instance

New in version 1.8.

Synopsis

  • creates / deletes or resize a Rackspace Cloud Databases instance and optionally waits for it to be ‘running’. The name option needs to be unique since it’s used to identify the instance.

Requirements

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

  • pyrax
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
(added in 1.5)
Default:
https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
The URI of the authentication service.
cdb_type
(added in 2.0)
Default:
MySQL
type of instance (i.e. MySQL, MariaDB, Percona)

aliases: type
cdb_version
(added in 2.0)
    Choices:
  • 5.1
  • 5.6
  • 10
version of database (MySQL supports 5.1 and 5.6, MariaDB supports 10, Percona supports 5.6)

aliases: version
credentials
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
env
(added in 1.5)
flavor Default:
1
flavor to use for the instance 1 to 6 (i.e. 512MB to 16GB)
identity_type
(added in 1.5)
Default:
rackspace
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
name
Name of the databases server instance
region Default:
DFW
Region to create an instance in.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Indicate desired state of the resource
tenant_id
(added in 1.5)
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
(added in 1.5)
The tenant name used for authentication.
username
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
verify_ssl
(added in 1.5)
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.
volume Default:
2
Volume size of the database 1-150GB
wait
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
wait for the instance to be in state 'running' before returning
wait_timeout Default:
300
how long before wait gives up, in seconds

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, ...)
  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, ...)

Examples

- name: Build a Cloud Databases
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Server build request
      local_action:
        module: rax_cdb
        credentials: ~/.raxpub
        region: IAD
        name: db-server1
        flavor: 1
        volume: 2
        cdb_type: MySQL
        cdb_version: 5.6
        wait: yes
        state: present
      register: rax_db_server

Status

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

Author

  • Simon JAILLET (@jails)

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