Ansible playbook to Configure ESXi network settings and add host to Vcenter cluster

Ansible playbook to Configure ESXi network settings and add host to Vcenter cluster

 

Download playbook >> ConigureNewEsxiHost

Lets test it.

To create this playbook I use  below modules.

community.vmware.vmware_dns_config

Ansible documentation >> link

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_dns_config.

 

community.vmware.vmware_host

Ansible documentation >> link

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_host.

 

vmware_host_config_manager

Ansible documentation >> link

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_host_config_manager.

 

community.vmware.vmware_host_service_manager

Ansible documentation >> link

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_host_service_manager.

 

Lets test it.

Playbook view.

 

1.Copy or download playbook ConigureNewEsxiHost

 

2. Modify vars section.

 

3. Run playbook by ansible-playbook ansible/ConigureNewEsxiHost.yml

 

4. You can check in meantime if any task starts running on vcenter site. This will takes 2-3 minutes

 

5. Check all configurations

ESX hostname

DNS Settings

Welcome message.

 

Host in CL100 cluster in Vcenter

 

 

 

 

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