community.network.ce_vrf module – Manages VPN instance 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_vrf.

Synopsis

  • Manages VPN instance of HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

description

string

Description of the vrf, the string length is 1 - 242 .

state

string

Manage the state of the resource.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

vrf

string / required

VPN instance, the length of vrf name is 1 - 31, i.e. “test”, but can not be _public_.

Notes

Note

  • If state=absent, the route will be removed, regardless of the non-required options.

  • 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: Vrf 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: Config a vpn install named vpna, description is test
    community.network.ce_vrf:
      vrf: vpna
      description: test
      state: present
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Delete a vpn install named vpna
    community.network.ce_vrf:
      vrf: vpna
      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 switchport after module execution

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “test”, “present”: “present”, “vrf”: “vpna”}

existing

dictionary

k/v pairs of existing switchport

Returned: always

Sample: {}

proposed

dictionary

k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Returned: always

Sample: {“description”: “test”, “state”: “present”, “vrf”: “vpna”}

updates

list / elements=string

command list sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: [“ip vpn-instance vpna”, “description test”]

Authors

  • Yang yang (@QijunPan)