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bigip_gtm_virtual_server - Manages F5 BIG-IP GTM virtual servers

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Manages F5 BIG-IP GTM virtual servers

Options

parameter required default choices comments
host
no None
Virtual server host

aliases: address
password
yes
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP. This option can be omitted if the environment variable F5_PASSWORD is set.
port
no None
Virtual server port
server
yes
The BIG-IP host. This option can be omitted if the environment variable F5_SERVER is set.
server_port
(added in 2.2)
no 443
The BIG-IP server port. This option can be omitted if the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT is set.
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
  • enabled
  • disabled
Virtual server state
user
yes
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device. This option can be omitted if the environment variable F5_USER is set.
validate_certs
(added in 2.0)
no True
  • True
  • False
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates. This option can be omitted if the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS is set.
virtual_server_name
yes
Virtual server name
virtual_server_server
yes
Virtual server server

Examples

- name: Enable virtual server
  local_action: >
    bigip_gtm_virtual_server
    server=192.0.2.1
    user=admin
    password=mysecret
    virtual_server_name=myname
    virtual_server_server=myserver
    state=enabled

Notes

Note

  • Requires BIG-IP software version >= 11.4
  • F5 developed module ‘bigsuds’ required (see http://devcentral.f5.com)
  • Best run as a local_action in your playbook
  • Tested with manager and above account privilege level

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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