Warning: This document is for an old version of IBM z/OSMF Collection.


For configuration and setup, see Playbook Documentation.

This sample playbook shows how to provision an instance in z/OSMF Cloud Provisioning & Management (CP&M).

- name: sample of provisioning software instance
  hosts: zosmf1
  gather_facts: no
    - ibm.ibm_zos_zosmf
    - name: instance_info_json_path # will store instance json information globally thru the playbook
    - name: zmf_user
      prompt: "Enter your zOSMF username"
      private: no
    - name: zmf_password
      prompt: "Enter your zOSMF password"
      private: yes
    - include_role:
        name: zmf_cpm_provision_software_service
        cpm_template_name: "<fill-me-template-name>" # The value for property cpm_template_name which identifies the template (software service) user wants to provision with Cloud Provisioning & Management
        domain_name: "<domain-name>" # The value for property domain_name which identifies CP&M domain in which specified template is defined
        tenant_name: "<tenant-name>" # The value for optional property tenant_name which identifies CP&M tenant that is associated with the zmf_user that is provisioning the template
        systems_nicknames: "<system-name>" # The value for optional property systems_nicknames which identifies on which system the software instance will be provisioned


For CP&M roles, the inventory file hosts needs to be updated to identify the target z/OSMF end points.

For more details about role variables, see zmf_cpm_provision_software_service.