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vmware_migrate_vmk – Migrate a VMK interface from VSS to VDS

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Migrate a VMK interface from VSS to VDS

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
current_portgroup_name
- / required
Portgroup name VMK interface is currently on
current_switch_name
- / required
Switch VMK interface is currently on
device
- / required
VMK interface name
esxi_hostname
- / required
ESXi hostname to be managed
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in version 2.6.
migrate_portgroup_name
- / required
Portgroup name to migrate VMK interface to
migrate_switch_name
- / required
Switch name to migrate VMK interface to
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in version 2.6.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
added in 2.5
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in version 2.6.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in version 2.6.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in version 2.6.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 5.5

Examples

- name: Migrate Management vmk
  vmware_migrate_vmk:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    esxi_hostname: "{{ esxi_hostname }}"
    device: vmk1
    current_switch_name: temp_vswitch
    current_portgroup_name: esx-mgmt
    migrate_switch_name: dvSwitch
    migrate_portgroup_name: Management
  delegate_to: localhost

Status

Authors

  • Joseph Callen (@jcpowermac)
  • Russell Teague (@mtnbikenc)

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