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bigip_snat_pool - Manage SNAT pools on a BIG-IP.

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Manage SNAT pools on a BIG-IP.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
append
no
  • True
  • False
When yes, will only add members to the SNAT pool. When no, will replace the existing member list with the provided member list.
members
no None
List of members to put in the SNAT pool. When a state of present is provided, this parameter is required. Otherwise, it is optional.

aliases: member
name
yes
The name of the SNAT pool.
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.
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
Whether the SNAT pool should exist or not.
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.

Examples

- name: Add the SNAT pool 'my-snat-pool'
  bigip_snat_pool:
      server: "lb.mydomain.com"
      user: "admin"
      password: "secret"
      name: "my-snat-pool"
      state: "present"
      members:
          - 10.10.10.10
          - 20.20.20.20
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Change the SNAT pool's members to a single member
  bigip_snat_pool:
      server: "lb.mydomain.com"
      user: "admin"
      password: "secret"
      name: "my-snat-pool"
      state: "present"
      member: "30.30.30.30"
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Append a new list of members to the existing pool
  bigip_snat_pool:
      server: "lb.mydomain.com"
      user: "admin"
      password: "secret"
      name: "my-snat-pool"
      state: "present"
      members:
          - 10.10.10.10
          - 20.20.20.20
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove the SNAT pool 'my-snat-pool'
  bigip_snat_pool:
      server: "lb.mydomain.com"
      user: "admin"
      password: "secret"
      name: "johnd"
      state: "absent"
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

Common return values are documented here Return Values, the following are the fields unique to this module:

name description returned type sample
members ['List of members that are part of the SNAT pool.'] changed and success list ['10.10.10.10']


Notes

Note

  • Requires the f5-sdk Python package on the host. This is as easy as pip install f5-sdk
  • Requires the netaddr Python package on the host. This is as easy as pip install netaddr

Status

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

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