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ucs_mac_pool - Configures MAC address pools on Cisco UCS Manager

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
descrption
A description of the MAC pool.
Enter up to 256 characters.
You can use any characters or spaces except the following:
` (accent mark), (backslash), ^ (carat), " (double quote), = (equal sign), > (greater than), < (less than), or ' (single quote).

aliases: descr
first_addr
The first MAC address in the block of addresses.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager MAC Blocks menu.
hostname
str

required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
last_addr
The last MAC address in the block of addresses.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add MAC Blocks menu.
name
required
The name of the MAC pool.
This name can be between 1 and 32 alphanumeric characters.
You cannot use spaces or any special characters other than - (hyphen), "_" (underscore), : (colon), and . (period).
You cannot change this name after the MAC pool is created.
order
    Choices:
  • default ←
  • sequential
The Assignment Order field.
This can be one of the following:
default - Cisco UCS Manager selects a random identity from the pool.
sequential - Cisco UCS Manager selects the lowest available identity from the pool.
org_dn Default:
"org-root"
The distinguished name (dn) of the organization where the resource is assigned.
password
str

required
Password for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.
port
int
Port number to be used during connection (by default uses 443 for https and 80 for http connection).
proxy
str
If use_proxy is no, specfies proxy to be used for connection. e.g. 'http://proxy.xy.z:8080'
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify MAC pool is present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify MAC pool is absent and will delete if needed.
use_proxy
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, will not use the proxy as defined by system environment variable.
use_ssl
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
str
Default:
"admin"
Username for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.

Examples

- name: Configure MAC address pool
  ucs_mac_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: mac-A
    first_addr: 00:25:B5:00:66:00
    last_addr: 00:25:B5:00:67:F3
    order: sequential

- name: Remove MAC address pool
  ucs_mac_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: mac-A
    state: absent

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 community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

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

Author

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)
  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)

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