rhevm – RHEV/oVirt automation

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • This module only supports oVirt/RHEV version 3.
  • A newer module ovirt_vm supports oVirt/RHV version 4.
  • Allows you to create/remove/update or powermanage virtual machines on a RHEV/oVirt platform.

Requirements

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

  • ovirtsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
boot_order
list
Default:
["hd", "network"]
This option uses complex arguments and is a list of items that specify the bootorder.
cd_drive
string
The CD you wish to have mounted on the VM when state = 'CD'.
cluster
string
The RHEV/oVirt cluster in which you want you VM to start.
cpu_share
integer
Default:
0
This parameter is used to configure the CPU share.
datacenter
string
Default:
"Default"
The RHEV/oVirt datacenter in which you want you VM to start.
del_prot
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
This option sets the delete protection checkbox.
disks
list
This option uses complex arguments and is a list of disks with the options name, size and domain.
ifaces
list
This option uses complex arguments and is a list of interfaces with the options name and vlan.

aliases: interfaces, nics
image
string
The template to use for the VM.
insecure_api
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
A boolean switch to make a secure or insecure connection to the server.
mempol
integer
Default:
1
The minimum amount of memory you wish to reserve for this system.
name
string
The name of the VM.
osver
string
Default:
"rhel_6x64"
The operating system option in RHEV/oVirt.
password
string
The password for user authentication.
port
integer
Default:
443
The port on which the API is reachable.
server
string
Default:
"127.0.0.1"
The name/IP of your RHEV-m/oVirt instance.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • cd
  • down
  • info
  • ping
  • present ←
  • restarted
  • up
This serves to create/remove/update or powermanage your VM.
timeout
integer
The timeout you wish to define for power actions.
When state = 'up'.
When state = 'down'.
When state = 'restarted'.
type
string
    Choices:
  • desktop
  • host
  • server ←
To define if the VM is a server or desktop.
user
string
Default:
The user to authenticate with.
vm_ha
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
To make your VM High Available.
vmcpu
integer
Default:
2
The number of CPUs you want in your VM.
vmhost
string
The host you wish your VM to run on.
vmmem
integer
Default:
1
The amount of memory you want your VM to use (in GB).

Examples

- name: Basic get info from VM
  rhevm:
    server: rhevm01
    user: '{{ rhev.admin.name }}'
    password: '{{ rhev.admin.pass }}'
    name: demo
    state: info

- name: Basic create example from image
  rhevm:
    server: rhevm01
    user: '{{ rhev.admin.name }}'
    password: '{{ rhev.admin.pass }}'
    name: demo
    cluster: centos
    image: centos7_x64
    state: present

- name: Power management
  rhevm:
    server: rhevm01
    user: '{{ rhev.admin.name }}'
    password: '{{ rhev.admin.pass }}'
    cluster: RH
    name: uptime_server
    image: centos7_x64
    state: down

- name: Multi disk, multi nic create example
  rhevm:
    server: rhevm01
    user: '{{ rhev.admin.name }}'
    password: '{{ rhev.admin.pass }}'
    cluster: RH
    name: server007
    type: server
    vmcpu: 4
    vmmem: 2
    ifaces:
    - name: eth0
      vlan: vlan2202
    - name: eth1
      vlan: vlan36
    - name: eth2
      vlan: vlan38
    - name: eth3
      vlan: vlan2202
    disks:
    - name: root
      size: 10
      domain: ssd-san
    - name: swap
      size: 10
      domain: 15kiscsi-san
    - name: opt
      size: 10
      domain: 15kiscsi-san
    - name: var
      size: 10
      domain: 10kiscsi-san
    - name: home
      size: 10
      domain: sata-san
    boot_order:
    - network
    - hd
    state: present

- name: Add a CD to the disk cd_drive
  rhevm:
    user: '{{ rhev.admin.name }}'
    password: '{{ rhev.admin.pass }}'
    name: server007
    cd_drive: rhev-tools-setup.iso
    state: cd

- name: New host deployment + host network configuration
  rhevm:
    password: '{{ rhevm.admin.pass }}'
    name: ovirt_node007
    type: host
    cluster: rhevm01
    ifaces:
    - name: em1
    - name: em2
    - name: p3p1
      ip: 172.31.224.200
      netmask: 255.255.254.0
    - name: p3p2
      ip: 172.31.225.200
      netmask: 255.255.254.0
    - name: bond0
      bond:
      - em1
      - em2
      network: rhevm
      ip: 172.31.222.200
      netmask: 255.255.255.0
      management: yes
    - name: bond0.36
      network: vlan36
      ip: 10.2.36.200
      netmask: 255.255.254.0
      gateway: 10.2.36.254
    - name: bond0.2202
      network: vlan2202
    - name: bond0.38
      network: vlan38
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
vm
dictionary
always
Returns all of the VMs variables and execution.

Sample:
{ "boot_order": [ "hd", "network" ], "changed": true, "changes": [ "Delete Protection" ], "cluster": "C1", "cpu_share": "0", "created": false, "datacenter": "Default", "del_prot": true, "disks": [ { "domain": "ssd-san", "name": "OS", "size": 40 } ], "eth0": "00:00:5E:00:53:00", "eth1": "00:00:5E:00:53:01", "eth2": "00:00:5E:00:53:02", "exists": true, "failed": false, "ifaces": [ { "name": "eth0", "vlan": "Management" }, { "name": "eth1", "vlan": "Internal" }, { "name": "eth2", "vlan": "External" } ], "image": false, "mempol": "0", "msg": [ "VM exists", "cpu_share was already set to 0", "VM high availability was already set to True", "The boot order has already been set", "VM delete protection has been set to True", "Disk web2_Disk0_OS already exists", "The VM starting host was already set to host416" ], "name": "web2", "type": "server", "uuid": "4ba5a1be-e60b-4368-9533-920f156c817b", "vm_ha": true, "vmcpu": "4", "vmhost": "host416", "vmmem": "16" }


Status

Authors

  • Timothy Vandenbrande (@TimothyVandenbrande)

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