infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone module – Configure Infoblox NIOS DNS zones

Note

This module is part of the infoblox.nios_modules collection (version 1.3.0).

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 infoblox.nios_modules.

To use it in a playbook, specify: infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone.

New in version 1.0.0: of infoblox.nios_modules

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of DNS zone objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS zone_auth objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.

Requirements

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

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

comment

string

Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.

extattrs

dictionary

Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.

fqdn

aliases: name

string / required

Specifies the qualified domain name to either add or remove from the NIOS instance based on the configured state value.

grid_primary

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the grid primary servers for this zone.

name

string / required

The name of the grid primary server

grid_secondaries

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the grid secondary servers for this zone.

name

string / required

The name of the grid secondary server

ns_group

string

Configures the name server group for this zone. Name server group is mutually exclusive with grid primary and grid secondaries.

provider

dictionary

A dict object containing connection details.

host

string

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.

http_pool_connections

integer

Insert decription here

Default: 10

http_pool_maxsize

integer

Insert description here

Default: 10

http_request_timeout

integer

The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.

Default: 10

max_results

integer

Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.

Default: 1000

max_retries

integer

Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.

Default: 3

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.

silent_ssl_warnings

boolean

Insert description here

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

username

string

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.

validate_certs

aliases: ssl_verify

boolean

Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

wapi_version

string

Specifies the version of WAPI to use

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.

Until ansible 2.8 the default WAPI was 1.4

Default: “2.1”

restart_if_needed

boolean

If set to true, causes the NIOS DNS service to restart and load the new zone configuration.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

state

string

Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

view

aliases: dns_view

string

Configures the DNS view name for the configured resource. The specified DNS zone must already exist on the running NIOS instance prior to configuring zones.

Default: “default”

zone_format

string

Create an authorative Reverse-Mapping Zone which is an area of network space for which one or more name servers-primary and secondary-have the responsibility to respond to address-to-name queries. It supports reverse-mapping zones for both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

Default: “FORWARD”

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.

  • Please read the Infoblox Guide for more detailed information on how to use Infoblox with Ansible.

Examples

- name: Configure a zone on the system using grid primary and secondaries
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    grid_primary:
      - name: gridprimary.grid.com
    grid_secondaries:
      - name: gridsecondary1.grid.com
      - name: gridsecondary2.grid.com
    restart_if_needed: true
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure a zone on the system using a name server group
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    ns_group: examplensg
    restart_if_needed: true
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure a reverse mapping zone on the system using IPV4 zone format
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: 10.10.10.0/24
    zone_format: IPV4
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure a reverse mapping zone on the system using IPV6 zone format
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: 100::1/128
    zone_format: IPV6
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Update the comment and ext attributes for an existing zone
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    comment: this is an example comment
    extattrs:
      Site: west-dc
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove the dns zone
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove the reverse mapping dns zone from the system with IPV4 zone format
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_zone:
    name: 10.10.10.0/24
    zone_format: IPV4
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Authors

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)