Rally role for OpenStack-Ansible

This Ansible role installs and configures OpenStack Rally.

To clone or view the source code for this repository, visit the role repository for os_rally.

Default variables

#python venv executable
rally_venv_python_executable: "{{ openstack_venv_python_executable | default('python2') }}"

# Set the package install state for distribution and pip packages
# Options are 'present' and 'latest'
rally_package_state: "latest"
rally_pip_package_state: "latest"

rally_system_group_name: rally
rally_system_user_name: rally
rally_system_user_comment: Rally System User
rally_system_user_shell: /bin/false
rally_system_user_home: "/var/lib/{{ rally_system_user_name }}"
rally_etc_directory: /etc/rally

rally_pip_install_args: "{{ pip_install_options | default('') }}"

# Name of the virtual env to deploy into
rally_venv_tag: "{{ venv_tag | default('untagged') }}"
rally_bin: "/openstack/venvs/rally-{{ rally_venv_tag }}/bin"

# Database vars
rally_db_setup_host: "{{ ('galera_all' in groups) | ternary(groups['galera_all'][0], 'localhost') }}"
rally_galera_address: "{{ galera_address | default('') }}"
rally_galera_database: rally
rally_galera_user: rally
rally_database_connection_string: mysql+pymysql://{{ rally_galera_user }}:{{ rally_galera_password }}@{{ rally_galera_address }}/{{ rally_galera_database }}?charset=utf8

# NOTE(mnaser): This uses the Rally upper-constraints because it
#               is branchless and maintains it's own constraints,
#               outside of requirements.
rally_upper_constraints_url: "https://opendev.org/openstack/rally-openstack/raw/branch/master/upper-constraints.txt"
  - "--constraint {{ rally_upper_constraints_url }}"
  - rally-openstack

# The inventory group where Rally will be installed.
# This variable is used by the repo_build process to determine
# which host group to check for members of before building the
# pip packages required by this role. The value is picked up
# by the py_pkgs lookup.
rally_role_project_group: utility_all

rally_config_overrides: {}


This role needs pip >= 7.1 installed on the target host.

To use this role, the following variables must be defined:

  • rally_galera_address

  • rally_galera_password

Example playbook

- name: Install Rally server
  hosts: rally_all
  user: root
   - role: "os_rally"