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vmware_dvs_portgroup - Create or remove a Distributed vSwitch portgroup

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Create or remove a Distributed vSwitch portgroup

Options

parameter required default choices comments
hostname
yes
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter.
num_ports
yes
The number of ports the portgroup should contain
password
yes
The password of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: pass, pwd
portgroup_name
yes
The name of the portgroup that is to be created or deleted
portgroup_type
yes
  • earlyBinding
  • lateBinding
  • ephemeral
See VMware KB 1022312 regarding portgroup types
switch_name
yes
The name of the distributed vSwitch the port group should be created on.
username
yes
The username of the vSphere vCenter.

aliases: user, admin
validate_certs
no True
  • True
  • False
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
vlan_id
yes
The VLAN ID that should be configured with the portgroup

Examples

- name: Create Management portgroup
  local_action:
     module: vmware_dvs_portgroup
     hostname: vcenter_ip_or_hostname
     username: vcenter_username
     password: vcenter_password
     portgroup_name: Management
     switch_name: dvSwitch
     vlan_id: 123
     num_ports: 120
     portgroup_type: earlyBinding
     state: present

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 5.5

Status

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

Support

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