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nios_host_record - Configure Infoblox NIOS host records

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of host record objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS record:host objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.
  • Updates instances of host record object from Infoblox NIOS servers.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
comment
Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.
extattrs
Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.
ipv4addrs
Configures the IPv4 addresses for this host record. This argument accepts a list of values (see suboptions)

aliases: ipv4
ipv4addr
required
Configures the IPv4 address for the host record

aliases: address
mac
Configures the hardware MAC address for the host record
ipv6addrs
Configures the IPv6 addresses for the host record. This argument accepts a list of values (see options)

aliases: ipv6
ipv6addr
required
Configures the IPv6 address for the host record

aliases: address
name
required
Specifies the fully qualified hostname to add or remove from the system. User can also update the hostname as it is possible to pass a dict containing new_name, old_name. See examples.
provider
A dict object containing connection details.
host
required
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.
username
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.
password
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.
ssl_verify
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.
http_request_timeout Default:
10
The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.
max_retries Default:
3
Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.
wapi_version Default:
1.4
Specifies the version of WAPI to use
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.
max_results Default:
1000
Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.
ttl
Configures the TTL to be associated with this host record
view
required
Default:
"default"
Sets the DNS view to associate this host record with. The DNS view must already be configured on the system

aliases: dns_view

Notes

Note

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.

Examples

- name: configure an ipv4 host record
  nios_host_record:
    name: host.ansible.com
    ipv4:
      - address: 192.168.10.1
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: add a comment to an existing host record
  nios_host_record:
    name: host.ansible.com
    ipv4:
      - address: 192.168.10.1
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: remove a host record from the system
  nios_host_record:
    name: host.ansible.com
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: update an ipv4 host record
  nios_host_record:
    name: {new_name: host-new.ansible.com, old_name: host.ansible.com}
    ipv4:
      - address: 192.168.10.1
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Status

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

Maintenance

This module is flagged as core which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Core Team. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Core Team, see here.

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

Author

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)

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