community.network.bcf_switch module – Create and remove a bcf switch.

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.bcf_switch.

Synopsis

  • Create and remove a Big Cloud Fabric switch.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

access_token

string

Big Cloud Fabric access token. If this isn’t set then the environment variable BIGSWITCH_ACCESS_TOKEN is used.

controller

string / required

The controller IP address.

fabric_role

string / required

Fabric role of the switch.

Choices:

  • spine

  • leaf

leaf_group

string

The leaf group of the switch if the switch is a leaf.

mac

string / required

The MAC address of the switch.

name

string / required

The name of the switch.

state

string

Whether the switch should be present or absent.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

validate_certs

boolean

If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled devices using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

- name: Bcf leaf switch
  community.network.bcf_switch:
    name: Rack1Leaf1
    fabric_role: leaf
    leaf_group: R1
    mac: 00:00:00:02:00:02
    controller: '{{ inventory_hostname }}'
    state: present
    validate_certs: false

Authors

  • Ted (@tedelhourani)