Ansible Alicloud Module is a new ansible module, and you can manage Alicloud ECS and other services more flexibly and conveniently via it. Next to introduce simply this module.
There are several files in the module directory, and these files describe some function that can operate alicloud products.
ali_instance.py: Create, Start, Stop, Restart or Terminate an Instance in ECS. Add or Remove Instance to/from a Security Group
ali_disk.py: Create, Attach, Detach or Delete a disk in ECS
ali_security_group.py: Create or Delete a Security Group
ali_vpc.py: Create or Delete a Vpc.
ali_vswitch.py: Create or Delete a VSwitch.
ali_route_entry.py: Create or Delete a route entry.
ali_slb_lb.py: Create or Delete a Load balancer.
ali_slb_listener.py: Create or Delete a listener for one Load balancer.
ali_slb_server.py: Add or Remove backend server to/from Load balancer.
ali_ess_group.py: Create or Delete a scaling group.
ali_ess_configuration.py: Create or Delete a scaling configuration.
ali_ess_instance.py: Add or Remove ECS instnaces in a specified scaling group.
ali_ess_task.py: Create or Delete a scheduled task for scaling activity.
ali_ess_rule.py: Create or Delete a scaling rule.
ali_eni.py: Create or Delete a network interface.
ali_bucket.py: Create or Delete an OSS bucket.
ali_bucket_object.py: Upload or Download an object to/from an OSS bucket.
In the module utils directory, the file alicloud_ecs.py identifies and gains playbook params, and provides this params to modules/*.py. In addition, this file implements connection between ansible and Alicloud API via footmark.
There are some playbooks to create some alicloud resource or build infrastructure architecture.
There are two ways to install alicloud provider. However, before installing it. you should ensure
Ansible has existed in your server.
If not, please install it using the following command:
sudo pip install ansible
Ansible provider has been released, and you can install it easily using the following command:
sudo pip install ansible_alicloud
Ansible provider's modules support to install independently. That means you can download one or more modules from lib/ansible/modules/cloud/alicloud and then run them independently.
However, before running them, you should ensure
ansible_alicloud_module_utils has existed in your server. If not, please install it using the following command:
sudo pip install ansible_alicloud_module_utils
Input your alicloud access key in the playbook or set environment variable:
Input others resource params in the playbook.
execute ansible-playbook command as follows:
$ ansible-playbook xxx.yml
Ansible Document: https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/
Ansible Alicloud: Docs Details