aci_l3out_extsubnet – Manage External Subnet objects (l3extSubnet:extsubnet)

New in version 2.9.

Synopsis

  • Manage External Subnet objects (l3extSubnet:extsubnet)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
certificate_name
string
The X.509 certificate name attached to the APIC AAA user used for signature-based authentication.
If a private_key filename was provided, this defaults to the private_key basename, without extension.
If PEM-formatted content was provided for private_key, this defaults to the username value.

aliases: cert_name
description
string
Description for the External Subnet.

aliases: descr
extepg
string / required
Name of an existing ExtEpg.

aliases: extepg_name
host
string / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
l3out
string / required
Name of an existing L3Out.

aliases: l3out_name
name_alias
string
The alias for the current object. This relates to the nameAlias field in ACI.
network
string / required
The network address for the Subnet.

aliases: address, ip
output_level
string
    Choices:
  • debug
  • info
  • normal ←
Influence the output of this ACI module.
normal means the standard output, incl. current dict
info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts
debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information
password
string / required
The password to use for authentication.
This option is mutual exclusive with private_key. If private_key is provided too, it will be used instead.
port
integer
Port number to be used for REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.
private_key
string / required
Either a PEM-formatted private key file or the private key content used for signature-based authentication.
This value also influences the default certificate_name that is used.
This option is mutual exclusive with password. If password is provided too, it will be ignored.

aliases: cert_key
scope
list
    Choices:
  • export-rtctrl
  • import-security
  • shared-rtctrl
  • shared-security
Determines the scope of the Subnet.
The export-rtctrl option controls which external networks are advertised out of the fabric using route-maps and IP prefix-lists.
The import-security option classifies for the external EPG. The rules and contracts defined in this external EPG apply to networks matching this subnet.
The shared-rtctrl option controls which external prefixes are advertised to other tenants for shared services.
The shared-security option configures the classifier for the subnets in the VRF where the routes are leaked.
The APIC defaults to import-security when unset during creation.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
subnet_name
string
Name of External Subnet being created.

aliases: name
tenant
string / required
Name of an existing tenant.

aliases: tenant_name
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • The tenant and domain and vrf used must exist before using this module in your playbook. The aci_tenant and aci_domain and aci_vrf modules can be used for this.

See Also

See also

aci_tenant – Manage tenants (fv:Tenant)
The official documentation on the aci_tenant module.
aci_domain – Manage physical, virtual, bridged, routed or FC domain profiles (phys:DomP, vmm:DomP, l2ext:DomP, l3ext:DomP, fc:DomP)
The official documentation on the aci_domain module.
aci_vrf – Manage contexts or VRFs (fv:Ctx)
The official documentation on the aci_vrf module.
APIC Management Information Model reference
More information about the internal APIC class l3ext:Out.
Cisco ACI Guide
Detailed information on how to manage your ACI infrastructure using Ansible.
Developing Cisco ACI modules
Detailed guide on how to write your own Cisco ACI modules to contribute.

Examples

- name: Add a new External Subnet
  aci_l3out_extsubnet:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    l3out: prod_l3out
    extepg: prod_extepg
    description: External Subnet for Production ExtEpg
    network: 192.0.2.0/24
    scope: export-rtctrl
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Delete External Subnet
  aci_l3out_extsubnet:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    l3out: prod_l3out
    extepg: prod_extepg
    network: 192.0.2.0/24
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query ExtEpg information
  aci_l3out_extsubnet:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    l3out: prod_l3out
    extepg: prod_extepg
    network: 192.0.2.0/24
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
current
list
success
The existing configuration from the APIC after the module has finished

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment', 'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'name': 'production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerKey': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
error
dictionary
failure
The error information as returned from the APIC

Sample:
{'code': '122', 'text': 'unknown managed object class foo'}
filter_string
string
failure or debug
The filter string used for the request

Sample:
?rsp-prop-include=config-only
method
string
failure or debug
The HTTP method used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
POST
previous
list
info
The original configuration from the APIC before the module has started

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production', 'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'name': 'production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerKey': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
proposed
dictionary
info
The assembled configuration from the user-provided parameters

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment', 'name': 'production'}}}
raw
string
parse error
The raw output returned by the APIC REST API (xml or json)

Sample:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><imdata totalCount="1"><error code="122" text="unknown managed object class foo"/></imdata>
response
string
failure or debug
The HTTP response from the APIC

Sample:
OK (30 bytes)
sent
list
info
The actual/minimal configuration pushed to the APIC

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
status
integer
failure or debug
The HTTP status from the APIC

Sample:
200
url
string
failure or debug
The HTTP url used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
https://10.11.12.13/api/mo/uni/tn-production.json


Status

Authors

  • Rostyslav Davydenko (@rost-d)

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