community.network.avi_serviceenginegroup module – Module for setup of ServiceEngineGroup Avi RESTful Object

Note

This module is part of the community.network collection (version 4.0.1).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.avi_serviceenginegroup.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • avisdk

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

accelerated_networking

boolean

Enable accelerated networking option for azure se.

Accelerated networking enables single root i/o virtualization (sr-iov) to a se vm.

This improves networking performance.

Field introduced in 17.2.14,18.1.5,18.2.1.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

active_standby

boolean

Service engines in active/standby mode for ha failover.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

additional_config_memory

string

Indicates the percent of config memory used for config updates.

Allowed values are 0-90.

Field deprecated in 18.1.2.

Field introduced in 18.1.1.

advertise_backend_networks

boolean

Advertise reach-ability of backend server networks via adc through bgp for default gateway feature.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

aggressive_failure_detection

boolean

Enable aggressive failover configuration for ha.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

algo

string

In compact placement, virtual services are placed on existing ses until max_vs_per_se limit is reached.

Enum options - PLACEMENT_ALGO_PACKED, PLACEMENT_ALGO_DISTRIBUTED.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as PLACEMENT_ALGO_PACKED.

allow_burst

boolean

Allow ses to be created using burst license.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

api_context

dictionary

Avi API context that includes current session ID and CSRF Token.

This allows user to perform single login and re-use the session.

api_version

string

Avi API version of to use for Avi API and objects.

Default: “16.4.4”

app_cache_percent

string

A percent value of total se memory reserved for application caching.

This is an se bootup property and requires se restart.

Allowed values are 0 - 100.

Special values are 0- ‘disable’.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

app_learning_memory_percent

string

A percent value of total se memory reserved for application learning.

This is an se bootup property and requires se restart.

Allowed values are 0 - 10.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

archive_shm_limit

string

Amount of se memory in gb until which shared memory is collected in core archive.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 8.

async_ssl

boolean

Ssl handshakes will be handled by dedicated ssl threads.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

async_ssl_threads

string

Number of async ssl threads per se_dp.

Allowed values are 1-16.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

auto_rebalance

boolean

If set, virtual services will be automatically migrated when load on an se is less than minimum or more than maximum thresholds.

Only alerts are generated when the auto_rebalance is not set.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

auto_rebalance_capacity_per_se

string

Capacities of se for auto rebalance for each criteria.

Field introduced in 17.2.4.

auto_rebalance_criteria

string

Set of criteria for se auto rebalance.

Enum options - SE_AUTO_REBALANCE_CPU, SE_AUTO_REBALANCE_PPS, SE_AUTO_REBALANCE_MBPS, SE_AUTO_REBALANCE_OPEN_CONNS, SE_AUTO_REBALANCE_CPS.

Field introduced in 17.2.3.

auto_rebalance_interval

string

Frequency of rebalance, if ‘auto rebalance’ is enabled.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 300.

auto_redistribute_active_standby_load

boolean

Redistribution of virtual services from the takeover se to the replacement se can cause momentary traffic loss.

If the auto-redistribute load option is left in its default off state, any desired rebalancing requires calls to rest api.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

avi_api_patch_op

string

Patch operation to use when using avi_api_update_method as patch.

Choices:

  • add

  • replace

  • delete

avi_api_update_method

string

Default method for object update is HTTP PUT.

Setting to patch will override that behavior to use HTTP PATCH.

Choices:

  • put ← (default)

  • patch

avi_credentials

dictionary

Avi Credentials dictionary which can be used in lieu of enumerating Avi Controller login details.

api_version

string

Avi controller version

Default: “16.4.4”

controller

string

Avi controller IP or SQDN

csrftoken

string

Avi controller API csrftoken to reuse existing session with session id

password

string

Avi controller password

port

string

Avi controller port

session_id

string

Avi controller API session id to reuse existing session with csrftoken

tenant

string

Avi controller tenant

Default: “admin”

tenant_uuid

string

Avi controller tenant UUID

timeout

string

Avi controller request timeout

Default: 300

token

string

Avi controller API token

username

string

Avi controller username

avi_disable_session_cache_as_fact

boolean

It disables avi session information to be cached as a fact.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

bgp_state_update_interval

string

Bgp peer state update interval.

Allowed values are 5-100.

Field introduced in 17.2.14,18.1.5,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10.

buffer_se

string

Excess service engine capacity provisioned for ha failover.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

cloud_ref

string

It is a reference to an object of type cloud.

config_debugs_on_all_cores

boolean

Enable config debugs on all cores of se.

Field introduced in 17.2.13,18.1.5,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

connection_memory_percentage

string

Percentage of memory for connection state.

This will come at the expense of memory used for http in-memory cache.

Allowed values are 10-90.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 50.

controller

string

IP address or hostname of the controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_CONTROLLER.

Default: “”

cpu_reserve

boolean

Boolean flag to set cpu_reserve.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

cpu_socket_affinity

boolean

Allocate all the cpu cores for the service engine virtual machines on the same cpu socket.

Applicable only for vcenter cloud.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

custom_securitygroups_data

string

Custom security groups to be associated with data vnics for se instances in openstack and aws clouds.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

custom_securitygroups_mgmt

string

Custom security groups to be associated with management vnic for se instances in openstack and aws clouds.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

custom_tag

string

Custom tag will be used to create the tags for se instance in aws.

Note this is not the same as the prefix for se name.

data_network_id

string

Subnet used to spin up the data nic for service engines, used only for azure cloud.

Overrides the cloud level setting for service engine subnet.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

datascript_timeout

string

Number of instructions before datascript times out.

Allowed values are 0-100000000.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1000000.

dedicated_dispatcher_core

boolean

Dedicate the core that handles packet receive/transmit from the network to just the dispatching function.

Don’t use it for tcp/ip and ssl functions.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

description

string

User defined description for the object.

disable_avi_securitygroups

boolean

By default, avi creates and manages security groups along with custom sg provided by user.

Set this to true to disallow avi to create and manage new security groups.

Avi will only make use of custom security groups provided by user.

This option is only supported for aws cloud type.

Field introduced in 17.2.13,18.1.4,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

disable_csum_offloads

boolean

Stop using tcp/udp and ip checksum offload features of nics.

Field introduced in 17.1.14, 17.2.5, 18.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

disable_gro

boolean

Disable generic receive offload (gro) in dpdk poll-mode driver packet receive path.

Gro is on by default on nics that do not support lro (large receive offload) or do not gain performance boost from lro.

Field introduced in 17.2.5, 18.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

disable_se_memory_check

boolean

If set, disable the config memory check done in service engine.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

disable_tso

boolean

Disable tcp segmentation offload (tso) in dpdk poll-mode driver packet transmit path.

Tso is on by default on nics that support it.

Field introduced in 17.2.5, 18.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

disk_per_se

string

Amount of disk space for each of the service engine virtual machines.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10.

distribute_load_active_standby

boolean

Use both the active and standby service engines for virtual service placement in the legacy active standby ha mode.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

distribute_queues

boolean

Distributes queue ownership among cores so multiple cores handle dispatcher duties.

Field introduced in 17.2.8.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_hsm_priming

boolean

(this is a beta feature).

Enable hsm key priming.

If enabled, key handles on the hsm will be synced to se before processing client connections.

Field introduced in 17.2.7, 18.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_multi_lb

boolean

Applicable only for azure cloud with basic sku lb.

If set, additional azure lbs will be automatically created if resources in existing lb are exhausted.

Field introduced in 17.2.10, 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_routing

boolean

Enable routing for this serviceenginegroup .

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_vip_on_all_interfaces

boolean

Enable vip on all interfaces of se.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_vmac

boolean

Use virtual mac address for interfaces on which floating interface ips are placed.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

ephemeral_portrange_end

string

End local ephemeral port number for outbound connections.

Field introduced in 17.2.13, 18.1.5, 18.2.1.

ephemeral_portrange_start

string

Start local ephemeral port number for outbound connections.

Field introduced in 17.2.13, 18.1.5, 18.2.1.

extra_config_multiplier

string

Multiplier for extra config to support large vs/pool config.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.0.

extra_shared_config_memory

string

Extra config memory to support large geo db configuration.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

floating_intf_ip

string

If serviceenginegroup is configured for legacy 1+1 active standby ha mode, floating ip’s will be advertised only by the active se in the pair.

Virtual services in this group must be disabled/enabled for any changes to the floating ip’s to take effect.

Only active se hosting vs tagged with active standby se 1 tag will advertise this floating ip when manual load distribution is enabled.

floating_intf_ip_se_2

string

If serviceenginegroup is configured for legacy 1+1 active standby ha mode, floating ip’s will be advertised only by the active se in the pair.

Virtual services in this group must be disabled/enabled for any changes to the floating ip’s to take effect.

Only active se hosting vs tagged with active standby se 2 tag will advertise this floating ip when manual load distribution is enabled.

flow_table_new_syn_max_entries

string

Maximum number of flow table entries that have not completed tcp three-way handshake yet.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

free_list_size

string

Number of entries in the free list.

Field introduced in 17.2.10, 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1024.

ha_mode

string

High availability mode for all the virtual services using this service engine group.

Enum options - HA_MODE_SHARED_PAIR, HA_MODE_SHARED, HA_MODE_LEGACY_ACTIVE_STANDBY.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as HA_MODE_SHARED.

hardwaresecuritymodulegroup_ref

string

It is a reference to an object of type hardwaresecuritymodulegroup.

heap_minimum_config_memory

string

Minimum required heap memory to apply any configuration.

Allowed values are 0-100.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 8.

hm_on_standby

boolean

Enable active health monitoring from the standby se for all placed virtual services.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

host_attribute_key

string

Key of a (key, value) pair identifying a label for a set of nodes usually in container clouds.

Needs to be specified together with host_attribute_value.

Ses can be configured differently including ha modes across different se groups.

May also be used for isolation between different classes of virtualservices.

Virtualservices’ se group may be specified via annotations/labels.

A openshift/kubernetes namespace maybe annotated with a matching se group label as openshift.io/node-selector apptype=prod.

When multiple se groups are used in a cloud with host attributes specified,just a single se group can exist as a match-all se group without a

host_attribute_key.

host_attribute_value

string

Value of a (key, value) pair identifying a label for a set of nodes usually in container clouds.

Needs to be specified together with host_attribute_key.

host_gateway_monitor

boolean

Enable the host gateway monitor when service engine is deployed as docker container.

Disabled by default.

Field introduced in 17.2.4.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

hypervisor

string

Override default hypervisor.

Enum options - DEFAULT, VMWARE_ESX, KVM, VMWARE_VSAN, XEN.

ignore_rtt_threshold

string

Ignore rtt samples if it is above threshold.

Field introduced in 17.1.6,17.2.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 5000.

ingress_access_data

string

Program se security group ingress rules to allow vip data access from remote cidr type.

Enum options - SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_NONE, SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_ALL, SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_VPC.

Field introduced in 17.1.5.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_ALL.

ingress_access_mgmt

string

Program se security group ingress rules to allow ssh/icmp management access from remote cidr type.

Enum options - SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_NONE, SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_ALL, SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_VPC.

Field introduced in 17.1.5.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as SG_INGRESS_ACCESS_ALL.

instance_flavor

string

Instance/flavor name for se instance.

iptables

string

Iptables rules.

least_load_core_selection

boolean

Select core with least load for new flow.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

license_tier

string

Specifies the license tier which would be used.

This field by default inherits the value from cloud.

Enum options - ENTERPRISE_16, ENTERPRISE_18.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

license_type

string

If no license type is specified then default license enforcement for the cloud type is chosen.

Enum options - LIC_BACKEND_SERVERS, LIC_SOCKETS, LIC_CORES, LIC_HOSTS, LIC_SE_BANDWIDTH, LIC_METERED_SE_BANDWIDTH.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

log_disksz

string

Maximum disk capacity (in mb) to be allocated to an se.

This is exclusively used for debug and log data.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10000.

max_cpu_usage

string

When cpu usage on an se exceeds this threshold, virtual services hosted on this se may be rebalanced to other ses to reduce load.

A new se may be created as part of this process.

Allowed values are 40-90.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 80.

max_memory_per_mempool

string

Max bytes that can be allocated in a single mempool.

Field introduced in 18.1.5.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 64.

max_public_ips_per_lb

string

Applicable to azure platform only.

Maximum number of public ips per azure lb.

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 30.

max_rules_per_lb

string

Applicable to azure platform only.

Maximum number of rules per azure lb.

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 150.

max_scaleout_per_vs

string

Maximum number of active service engines for the virtual service.

Allowed values are 1-64.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 4.

max_se

string

Maximum number of services engines in this group.

Allowed values are 0-1000.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10.

max_vs_per_se

string

Maximum number of virtual services that can be placed on a single service engine.

East west virtual services are excluded from this limit.

Allowed values are 1-1000.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10.

mem_reserve

boolean

Boolean flag to set mem_reserve.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

memory_for_config_update

string

Indicates the percent of memory reserved for config updates.

Allowed values are 0-100.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 15.

memory_per_se

string

Amount of memory for each of the service engine virtual machines.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 2048.

mgmt_network_ref

string

Management network to use for avi service engines.

It is a reference to an object of type network.

mgmt_subnet

string

Management subnet to use for avi service engines.

min_cpu_usage

string

When cpu usage on an se falls below the minimum threshold, virtual services hosted on the se may be consolidated onto other underutilized ses.

After consolidation, unused service engines may then be eligible for deletion.

Allowed values are 20-60.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 30.

min_scaleout_per_vs

string

Minimum number of active service engines for the virtual service.

Allowed values are 1-64.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

min_se

string

Minimum number of services engines in this group (relevant for se autorebalance only).

Allowed values are 0-1000.

Field introduced in 17.2.13,18.1.3,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

minimum_connection_memory

string

Indicates the percent of memory reserved for connections.

Allowed values are 0-100.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 20.

minimum_required_config_memory

string

Required available config memory to apply any configuration.

Allowed values are 0-90.

Field deprecated in 18.1.2.

Field introduced in 18.1.1.

n_log_streaming_threads

string

Number of threads to use for log streaming.

Allowed values are 1-100.

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

name

string / required

Name of the object.

non_significant_log_throttle

string

This setting limits the number of non-significant logs generated per second per core on this se.

Default is 100 logs per second.

Set it to zero (0) to disable throttling.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 100.

num_dispatcher_cores

string

Number of dispatcher cores (0,1,2,4,8 or 16).

If set to 0, then number of dispatcher cores is deduced automatically.

Allowed values are 0,1,2,4,8,16.

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.3, 18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

num_flow_cores_sum_changes_to_ignore

string

Number of changes in num flow cores sum to ignore.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 8.

openstack_availability_zone

string

Field deprecated in 17.1.1.

openstack_availability_zones

string

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

openstack_mgmt_network_name

string

Avi management network name.

openstack_mgmt_network_uuid

string

Management network uuid.

os_reserved_memory

string

Amount of extra memory to be reserved for use by the operating system on a service engine.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

password

string

Password of Avi user in Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_PASSWORD.

Default: “”

per_app

boolean

Per-app se mode is designed for deploying dedicated load balancers per app (vs).

In this mode, each se is limited to a max of 2 vss.

Vcpus in per-app ses count towards licensing usage at 25% rate.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

placement_mode

string

If placement mode is ‘auto’, virtual services are automatically placed on service engines.

Enum options - PLACEMENT_MODE_AUTO.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as PLACEMENT_MODE_AUTO.

realtime_se_metrics

string

Enable or disable real time se metrics.

reboot_on_stop

boolean

Reboot the system if the se is stopped.

Field introduced in 17.2.16,18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

se_bandwidth_type

string

Select the se bandwidth for the bandwidth license.

Enum options - SE_BANDWIDTH_UNLIMITED, SE_BANDWIDTH_25M, SE_BANDWIDTH_200M, SE_BANDWIDTH_1000M, SE_BANDWIDTH_10000M.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

se_deprovision_delay

string

Duration to preserve unused service engine virtual machines before deleting them.

If traffic to a virtual service were to spike up abruptly, this se would still be available to be utilized again rather than creating a new se.

If this value is set to 0, controller will never delete any ses and administrator has to manually cleanup unused ses.

Allowed values are 0-525600.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 120.

se_dos_profile

string

Dosthresholdprofile settings for serviceenginegroup.

se_dpdk_pmd

string

Determines if dpdk pool mode driver should be used or not 0 automatically determine based on hypervisor/nic type 1 unconditionally use dpdk

poll mode driver 2 don’t use dpdk poll mode driver.

Allowed values are 0-2.

Field introduced in 18.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_flow_probe_retries

string

Flow probe retry count if no replies are received.

Allowed values are 0-5.

Field introduced in 18.1.4, 18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 2.

se_flow_probe_timer

string

Timeout in milliseconds for flow probe entries.

Allowed values are 10-200.

Field introduced in 18.1.4, 18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 100.

se_ipc_udp_port

string

Udp port for se_dp ipc in docker bridge mode.

Field introduced in 17.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1500.

se_name_prefix

string

Prefix to use for virtual machine name of service engines.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as Avi.

se_pcap_lookahead

boolean

Enables lookahead mode of packet receive in pcap mode.

Introduced to overcome an issue with hv_netvsc driver.

Lookahead mode attempts to ensure that application and kernel’s view of the receive rings are consistent.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

se_pcap_reinit_frequency

string

Frequency in seconds at which periodically a pcap reinit check is triggered.

May be used in conjunction with the configuration pcap_reinit_threshold.

(valid range 15 mins - 12 hours, 0 - disables).

Allowed values are 900-43200.

Special values are 0- ‘disable’.

Field introduced in 17.2.13, 18.1.3, 18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_pcap_reinit_threshold

string

Threshold for input packet receive errors in pcap mode exceeding which a pcap reinit is triggered.

If not set, an unconditional reinit is performed.

This value is checked every pcap_reinit_frequency interval.

Field introduced in 17.2.13, 18.1.3, 18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_probe_port

string

Tcp port on se where echo service will be run.

Field introduced in 17.2.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 7.

se_remote_punt_udp_port

string

Udp port for punted packets in docker bridge mode.

Field introduced in 17.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1501.

se_routing

boolean

Enable routing via service engine datapath.

When disabled, routing is done by the linux kernel.

Ip routing needs to be enabled in service engine group for se routing to be effective.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

se_sb_dedicated_core

boolean

Sideband traffic will be handled by a dedicated core.

Field introduced in 16.5.2, 17.1.9, 17.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

se_sb_threads

string

Number of sideband threads per se.

Allowed values are 1-128.

Field introduced in 16.5.2, 17.1.9, 17.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

se_thread_multiplier

string

Multiplier for se threads based on vcpu.

Allowed values are 1-10.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

se_tracert_port_range

string

Traceroute port range.

Field introduced in 17.2.8.

se_tunnel_mode

string

Determines if dsr from secondary se is active or not 0 automatically determine based on hypervisor type.

1 disable dsr unconditionally.

2 enable dsr unconditionally.

Allowed values are 0-2.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_tunnel_udp_port

string

Udp port for tunneled packets from secondary to primary se in docker bridge mode.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1550.

se_udp_encap_ipc

string

Determines if se-se ipc messages are encapsulated in a udp header 0 automatically determine based on hypervisor type.

1 use udp encap unconditionally.

Allowed values are 0-1.

Field introduced in 17.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_use_dpdk

string

Determines if dpdk library should be used or not 0 automatically determine based on hypervisor type 1 use dpdk if pcap is not enabled 2

don’t use dpdk.

Allowed values are 0-2.

Field introduced in 18.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

se_vs_hb_max_pkts_in_batch

string

Maximum number of aggregated vs heartbeat packets to send in a batch.

Allowed values are 1-256.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 64.

se_vs_hb_max_vs_in_pkt

string

Maximum number of virtualservices for which heartbeat messages are aggregated in one packet.

Allowed values are 1-1024.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 256.

self_se_election

boolean

Enable ses to elect a primary amongst themselves in the absence of a connectivity to controller.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

service_ip6_subnets

string

Ipv6 subnets assigned to the se group.

Required for vs group placement.

Field introduced in 18.1.1.

service_ip_subnets

string

Subnets assigned to the se group.

Required for vs group placement.

Field introduced in 17.1.1.

shm_minimum_config_memory

string

Minimum required shared memory to apply any configuration.

Allowed values are 0-100.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 4.

significant_log_throttle

string

This setting limits the number of significant logs generated per second per core on this se.

Default is 100 logs per second.

Set it to zero (0) to disable throttling.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 100.

ssl_preprocess_sni_hostname

boolean

(beta) preprocess ssl client hello for sni hostname extension.if set to true, this will apply sni child’s ssl protocol(s), if they are different

from sni parent’s allowed ssl protocol(s).

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

state

string

The state that should be applied on the entity.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

tenant

string

Name of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.

Default: “admin”

tenant_ref

string

It is a reference to an object of type tenant.

tenant_uuid

string

UUID of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.

Default: “”

udf_log_throttle

string

This setting limits the number of udf logs generated per second per core on this se.

Udf logs are generated due to the configured client log filters or the rules with logging enabled.

Default is 100 logs per second.

Set it to zero (0) to disable throttling.

Field introduced in 17.1.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 100.

url

string

Avi controller URL of the object.

use_standard_alb

boolean

Use standard sku azure load balancer.

By default cloud level flag is set.

If not set, it inherits/uses the use_standard_alb flag from the cloud.

Field introduced in 18.2.3.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string

Username used for accessing Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_USERNAME.

Default: “”

uuid

string

Unique object identifier of the object.

vcenter_clusters

string

Vcenterclusters settings for serviceenginegroup.

vcenter_datastore_mode

string

Enum options - vcenter_datastore_any, vcenter_datastore_local, vcenter_datastore_shared.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as VCENTER_DATASTORE_ANY.

vcenter_datastores

string

List of vcenterdatastore.

vcenter_datastores_include

boolean

Boolean flag to set vcenter_datastores_include.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

vcenter_folder

string

Folder to place all the service engine virtual machines in vcenter.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as AviSeFolder.

vcenter_hosts

string

Vcenterhosts settings for serviceenginegroup.

vcpus_per_se

string

Number of vcpus for each of the service engine virtual machines.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1.

vip_asg

string

When vip_asg is set, vip configuration will be managed by avi.user will be able to configure vip_asg or vips individually at the time of create.

Field introduced in 17.2.12, 18.1.2.

vs_host_redundancy

boolean

Ensure primary and secondary service engines are deployed on different physical hosts.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

vs_scalein_timeout

string

Time to wait for the scaled in se to drain existing flows before marking the scalein done.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 30.

vs_scalein_timeout_for_upgrade

string

During se upgrade, time to wait for the scaled-in se to drain existing flows before marking the scalein done.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 30.

vs_scaleout_timeout

string

Time to wait for the scaled out se to become ready before marking the scaleout done.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 600.

vs_se_scaleout_additional_wait_time

string

Wait time for sending scaleout ready notification after virtual service is marked up.

In certain deployments, there may be an additional delay to accept traffic.

For example, for bgp, some time is needed for route advertisement.

Allowed values are 0-20.

Field introduced in 18.1.5,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

vs_se_scaleout_ready_timeout

string

Timeout in seconds for service engine to sendscaleout ready notification of a virtual service.

Allowed values are 0-60.

Field introduced in 18.1.5,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 25.

vs_switchover_timeout

string

During se upgrade in a legacy active/standby segroup, time to wait for the new primary se to accept flows before marking the switchover done.

Field introduced in 17.2.13,18.1.4,18.2.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 300.

vss_placement

string

Parameters to place virtual services on only a subset of the cores of an se.

Field introduced in 17.2.5.

vss_placement_enabled

boolean

If set, virtual services will be placed on only a subset of the cores of an se.

Field introduced in 18.1.1.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

waf_learning_interval

string

Frequency with which se publishes waf learning.

Allowed values are 1-43200.

Field deprecated in 18.2.3.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 10.

waf_learning_memory

string

Amount of memory reserved on se for waf learning.

Cannot exceed 5% of se memory.

Field deprecated in 18.2.3.

Field introduced in 18.1.2.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 0.

waf_mempool

boolean

Enable memory pool for waf.

Field introduced in 17.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

waf_mempool_size

string

Memory pool size used for waf.

Field introduced in 17.2.3.

Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 64.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Example to create ServiceEngineGroup object
  community.network.avi_serviceenginegroup:
    controller: 10.10.25.42
    username: admin
    password: something
    state: present
    name: sample_serviceenginegroup

Return Values

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

Key

Description

obj

dictionary

ServiceEngineGroup (api/serviceenginegroup) object

Returned: success, changed

Authors

  • Gaurav Rastogi (@grastogi23)