base_vars.yml configure the common functionality of the control plane which includes information of the nics, dhcp ranges, pods cidr for k8s pod IP ranges, etc.
This file is located in /control_plane/input_params
|Variables [Required/ Optional]||Default, Accepted values||Description|
|ansible_conf_file_path [Required]||/etc/ansible||Directory path with the Ansible configuration file (ansible.cfg). If Ansible is installed using pip, provide the directory path. If the path is not provided, it is set as
|network_interface_type [Required]||dedicated, lom||This variable decides the network type set up by Omnia. LOM stands for LAN on Motherboard.
If lom is selected,
|awx_web_support [Required]||false, true||This variable decides whether AWX is to be installed by
|device_config_support [Required]||false, true||This variable decides whether Management IPs are to be assigned to all devices.|
|idrac_support [Required]||false, true||This boolean indicates that Management IPs are assigned and can be taken from
|device_ip_list_path [Optional]||File Path where all pre-assigned Management IPs are provided.
This field is mandatory if
A sample template is provided here:
Please ensure that all listed IPs are reachable to the control plane via the Public internet
|ethernet_switch_support [Required]||false, true||This boolean decides whether Ethernet Switches are to be configured.
|ib_switch_support [Required]||false, true||This boolean decides whether Infiniband Switches are to be configured.
|powervault_support [Required]||false, true||This boolean decides whether PowerVaults are to be configured.|
|enable_security_support [Required]||false, true||This variable decides whether FreeIPA will be deployed and used on the Control Plane to control access and authorization. For more information, click here|
|public_nic [Required]||eno2||The NIC or Ethernet card connected to the public internet.|
|appliance_k8s_pod_net_cidr [Required]||192.168.0.0/16||Kubernetes pod network CIDR for appliance k8s network. Ensure this value does not overlap with any of the host networks.|
|snmp_trap_destination [Optional]||Enter an SNMP server IP address to receive SNMP traps from devices in the cluster. If this variable is left blank, SNMP will be disabled.|
|snmp_community_name</br> [Required]||public||SNMP community name.|
|awx_organization [Required]||DellEMC||Organization name configured in AWX.|
|mount_location [Required]||/opt/omnia/||The filepath where the grafana persistent volume will be created.
|provision_method [Required]||PXE, idrac||This variable is used to set node provisioning method
Note : This parameter is case sensitive.
|provision_state [Required]||stateful||If stateful is set, cobbler is used to provision disks. Stateless is currently not supported.|
|provision_os [Required]||rocky, centos , leap, redhat||This is the operating system image that will be used for provisioning compute nodes in the cluster.|
|iso_file_path [Required]||/home/Rocky-8.x-x86_64-minimal.iso||Provide the relevant ISO file path. This ISO file is used by Cobbler to provision the OS on the compute nodes.
The iso file should be ** Rocky8-Minimal ** or ** CentOS7-2009-minimal ** or ** openSUSE-Leap-15.3-DVD edition ** or ** RHEL-8.x-DVD edition ** .
Note: After running
|timezone [Required]||GMT||Enter a timezone that is set during the provisioning of OS. GMT is set as the default time zone. You can set the time zone to EST, CET, MST, CST6CDT, or PST8PDT. For a list of available time zones, see the
|language [Required]||en-US||Set the language used during the provisioning of OS. By default, it is set to en-US.|
|default_lease_time [Required]||86400 (24 hours), 21600 (6 hours)- 31536000 (1 Year).||Measures (in seconds) the time period an IP is reserved for an assigned NIC.|
|host_network_nic [Required]||eno3||NIC or Ethernet card that is connected to the Host Network. By default, it is set to “eno3”.
|host_network_dhcp_start_range [Required]||172.19.0.100||Start IP for the DHCP range used by the Host Network to assign IPv4 addresses.|
|host_network_dhcp_end_range [Required]||172.19.0.200||End IP for the DHCP range used by the Host Network to assign IPv4 addresses.|
|primary_dns [Optional]||The primary DNS host IP queried by Cobbler to provide Internet access to Compute Node (through DHCP routing)|
|secondary_dns [Optional]||The secondary DNS host IP queried by Cobbler to provide Internet access to Compute Node (through DHCP routing)|
|host_mapping_file_path [Optional]||Enter the file path containing a host mapping file with the MAC addresses, hostnames, IP addresses, and component role. A mapping_host_file.csv template file is provided here. Enter the details in the order: MAC address, Hostname, IP address, Component_role. For example,
Another approach to filling this file maps IPs and MAC addresses based on the provided example.
|mngmnt_network_nic [Optional]||eno1||NIC or Ethernet card that is connected to the Management Network to provision the devices. By default, it is set to “eno1”.|
|mngmnt_network_dhcp_start_range [Optional]||172.19.0.100||Start IP for the DHCP range used by the Management Network to assign IPv4 addresses.|
|mngmnt_network_dhcp_end_range [Optional]||172.19.0.200||End IP for the DHCP range used by the Management Network to assign IPv4 addresses.|
|mngmnt_mapping_file_path [Optional]||The file path containing a device mapping file with the MAC addresses and respective IP addresses. A mapping_device_file.csv template file is provided here Enter the details in the order: MAC address, IP address. For example,
|roce_network_nic [Optional]||The NIC/ Ethernet card used by Omnia for high speed pxe provisioning assuming a pre-existing RoCe network setup.|
|roce_network_dhcp_start_range [Optional]||The start IP of the IP range used for DHCP provisioning of IPv4 addresses|
|roce_network_dhcp_end_range [Optional]||The end IP of the IP range used for DHCP provisioning of IPv4 addresses|
|ib_network_nic [Optional]||The NIC/Ethernet card to be used when configuring Infiniband switches.
This parameter is mandatory if
|ib_network_dhcp_start_range [Optional]||The start IP for the range within which the Infiniband Switch IP is to be configured.
This parameter is mandatory if
|ib_network_dhcp_end_range [Optional]||The end IP for the range within which the Infiniband Switch IP is to be configured.
This parameter is mandatory if