community.network.ce_vlan module – Manages VLAN resources and attributes 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_vlan.

Synopsis

  • Manages VLAN configurations on Huawei CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

description

string

Specify VLAN description, minimum of 1 character, maximum of 80 characters.

name

string

Name of VLAN, minimum of 1 character, maximum of 31 characters.

state

string

Manage the state of the resource.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

vlan_id

string

Single VLAN ID, in the range from 1 to 4094.

vlan_range

string

Range of VLANs such as 2-10 or 2,5,10-15, etc.

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the netconf system service be enabled on the remote device being managed.

  • Recommended connection is netconf.

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

Examples

- name: Vlan 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: Ensure a range of VLANs are not present on the switch
    community.network.ce_vlan:
      vlan_range: "2-10,20,50,55-60,100-150"
      state: absent
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Ensure VLAN 50 exists with the name WEB
    community.network.ce_vlan:
      vlan_id: 50
      name: WEB
      state: absent
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Ensure VLAN is NOT on the device
    community.network.ce_vlan:
      vlan_id: 50
      state: absent
      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 the VLAN after executing module or null when using vlan_range

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “vlan for app”, “name”: “VLAN_APP”, “vlan_id”: “20”}

end_state_vlans_list

list / elements=string

list of VLANs after the module is executed

Returned: always

Sample: [“1”, “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, “20”, “100”]

existing

dictionary

k/v pairs of existing vlan or null when using vlan_range

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “”, “name”: “VLAN_APP”, “vlan_id”: “20”}

existing_vlans_list

list / elements=string

list of existing VLANs on the switch prior to making changes

Returned: always

Sample: [“1”, “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, “20”]

proposed

dictionary

k/v pairs of parameters passed into module (does not include vlan_id or vlan_range)

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “vlan for app”, “name”: “VLAN_APP”, “vlan_id”: “20”}

proposed_vlans_list

list / elements=string

list of VLANs being proposed

Returned: always

Sample: [“100”]

updates

list / elements=string

command string sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: [“vlan 20”, “name VLAN20”]

Authors

  • QijunPan (@QijunPan)