vmware_vm_host_drs_rule – Creates vm/host group in a given cluster

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to create VM-Host rules in a given cluster.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
affinity_rule
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to True, the DRS rule will be an Affinity rule.
If set to False, the DRS rule will be an Anti-Affinity rule.
Effective only if state is set to present.
cluster_name
- / required
Cluster to create VM-Host rule.
datacenter
-
Datacenter to search for given cluster. If not set, we use first cluster we encounter with cluster_name.

aliases: datacenter_name
drs_rule_name
- / required
Name of rule to create or remove.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If set to True, the DRS rule will be enabled.
Effective only if state is set to present.
host_group_name
- / required
Name of Host group to use with rule.
Effective only if state is set to present.
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 Ansible 2.6.
mandatory
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If set to True, the DRS rule will be mandatory.
Effective only if state is set to present.
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 Ansible 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 Ansible 2.6.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If set to present and the rule doesn't exists then the rule will be created.
If set to absent and the rule exists then the rule will be deleted.
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 Ansible 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 Ansible 2.6.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.
vm_group_name
- / required
Name of VM group to use with rule.
Effective only if state is set to present.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.5 and 6.7

Examples

---
- name: "Create mandatory DRS Affinity rule for VM/Host"
  vmware_vm_host_drs_rule:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    validate_certs: False
    cluster_name: DC0_C0
    drs_rule_name: drs_rule_host_aff_0001
    host_group_name: DC0_C0_HOST_GR1
    vm_group_name: DC0_C0_VM_GR1
    mandatory: True
    enabled: True
    affinity_rule: True

Status

Authors

  • Karsten Kaj Jakobsen (@karstenjakobsen)

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