community.network.ce_evpn_global module – Manages global configuration of EVPN on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

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.ce_evpn_global.

Synopsis

  • Manages global configuration of EVPN on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

evpn_overlay_enable

string / required

Configure EVPN as the VXLAN control plane.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

Notes

Note

  • Before configuring evpn_overlay_enable=disable, delete other EVPN configurations.

  • Recommended connection is network_cli.

  • This module also works with local connections for legacy playbooks.

Examples

- name: Evpn global module test
  hosts: cloudengine
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: Configure EVPN as the VXLAN control plan
    community.network.ce_evpn_global:
      evpn_overlay_enable: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Undo EVPN as the VXLAN control plan
    community.network.ce_evpn_global:
      evpn_overlay_enable: disable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

changed

boolean

check to see if a change was made on the device

Returned: always

Sample: true

end_state

dictionary

k/v pairs of end attributes on the interface

Returned: always

Sample: {“evpn_overlay_enable”: “enable”}

existing

dictionary

k/v pairs of existing attributes on the device

Returned: always

Sample: {“evpn_overlay_enable”: “disable”}

proposed

dictionary

k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Returned: always

Sample: {“evpn_overlay_enable”: “enable”}

updates

list / elements=string

command list sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: [“evpn-overlay enable”]

Authors

  • Zhijin Zhou (@QijunPan)