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vca_nat - add remove nat rules in a gateway in a vca

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Adds or removes nat rules from a gateway in a vca environment

Options

parameter required default choices comments
api_version
no 5.7
The api version to be used with the vca.
gateway_name
no gateway
The name of the gateway of the vdc where the rule should be added.
host
no None
The authentication host to be used when service type is vcd.
instance_id
no None
The instance id in a vchs environment to be used for creating the vapp.
nat_rules
yes
A list of rules to be added to the gateway, Please see examples on valid entries
org
no None
The org to login to for creating vapp. This option is required when the service_type is vdc.
password
no None
The vca password, if not set the environment variable VCA_PASS is checked for the password.

aliases: pass, pwd
purge_rules
no
If set to true, it will delete all rules in the gateway that are not given as paramter to this module.
service_type
no vca
  • vca
  • vchs
  • vcd
The type of service we are authenticating against.
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
If the object should be added or removed.
username
no None
The vca username or email address, if not set the environment variable VCA_USER is checked for the username.

aliases: user
vdc_name
no None
The name of the vdc where the gateway is located.
verify_certs
no True
If the certificates of the authentication is to be verified.

Examples

#An example for a source nat

- hosts: localhost
  connection: local
  tasks:
   - vca_nat:
       instance_id: 'b15ff1e5-1024-4f55-889f-ea0209726282'
       vdc_name: 'benz_ansible'
       state: 'present'
       nat_rules:
         - rule_type: SNAT
           original_ip: 192.0.2.42
           translated_ip: 203.0.113.23

#example for a DNAT
- hosts: localhost
  connection: local
  tasks:
   - vca_nat:
       instance_id: 'b15ff1e5-1024-4f55-889f-ea0209726282'
       vdc_name: 'benz_ansible'
       state: 'present'
       nat_rules:
         - rule_type: DNAT
           original_ip: 203.0.113.23
           original_port: 22
           translated_ip: 192.0.2.42
           translated_port: 22

Status

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