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cnos_portchannel - Manage portchannel (port aggregation) configuration on devices running Lenovo CNOS

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to work with port aggregation related configurations. The operators used are overloaded to ensure control over switch port aggregation configurations. Apart from the regular device connection related attributes, there are five LAG arguments which are overloaded variables that will perform further configurations. They are interfaceArg1, interfaceArg2, interfaceArg3, interfaceArg4, and interfaceArg5. For more details on how to use these arguments, see [Overloaded Variables]. This module uses SSH to manage network device configuration. The results of the operation will be placed in a directory named ‘results’ that must be created by the user in their local directory to where the playbook is run. For more information about this module from Lenovo and customizing it usage for your use cases, please http://systemx.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.lenovo.switchmgt.ansible.doc%2Fcnos_portchannel.html

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
deviceType
required

(added in 2.3)
    Choices:
  • g8272_cnos
  • g8296_cnos
  • g8332_cnos
  • NE1072T
  • NE1032
  • NE1032T
  • NE10032
  • NE2572
This specifies the type of device where the method is executed. The choices NE1072T,NE1032,NE1032T,NE10032, NE2572 are added since version 2.4
enablePassword
(added in 2.3)
Configures the password used to enter Global Configuration command mode on the switch. If the switch does not request this password, the parameter is ignored.While generally the value should come from the inventory file, you can also specify it as a variable. This parameter is optional. If it is not specified, no default value will be used.
host
required

(added in 2.3)
This is the variable used to search the hosts file at /etc/ansible/hosts and identify the IP address of the device on which the template is going to be applied. Usually the Ansible keyword {{ inventory_hostname }} is specified in the playbook as an abstraction of the group of network elements that need to be configured.
interfaceArg1
required
    Choices:
  • aggregation-group
  • bfd
  • bridgeport
  • description
  • duplex
  • flowcontrol
  • ip
  • ipv6
  • lacp
  • lldp
  • load-interval
  • mac
  • mac-address
  • mac-learn
  • microburst-detection
  • mtu
  • service
  • service-policy
  • shutdown
  • snmp
  • spanning-tree
  • speed
  • storm-control
  • vlan
  • vrrp
  • port-aggregation
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel first argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg2
    Choices:
  • aggregation-group number
  • access or mode or trunk
  • description
  • auto or full or half
  • receive or send
  • port-priority
  • suspend-individual
  • timeout
  • receive or transmit or trap-notification
  • tlv-select
  • Load interval delay in seconds
  • counter
  • Name for the MAC Access List
  • mac-address in HHHH.HHHH.HHHH format
  • THRESHOLD Value in unit of buffer cell
  • <64-9216> MTU in bytes-<64-9216> for L2 packet
  • <576-9216> for L3 IPv4 packet
  • <1280-9216> for L3 IPv6 packet
  • enter the instance id
  • input or output
  • copp-system-policy
  • type
  • 1000 or 10000 or 40000 or auto
  • broadcast or multicast or unicast
  • disable or enable or egress-only
  • Virtual router identifier
  • destination-ip or destination-mac or destination-port or source-dest-ip or source-dest-mac or source-dest-port or source-interface or source-ip or source-mac or source-port
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel second argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg3
    Choices:
  • active or on or passive
  • on or off
  • LACP port priority
  • long or short
  • link-aggregation or mac-phy-status or management-address or max-frame-size or port-description or port-protocol-vlan or port-vlan or power-mdi or protocol-identity or system-capabilities or system-description or system-name or vid-management or vlan-name
  • counter for load interval
  • policy input name
  • all or Copp class name to attach
  • qos
  • queueing
  • Enter the allowed traffic level
  • ipv6
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel third argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg4
    Choices:
  • key-chain
  • key-id
  • keyed-md5 or keyed-sha1 or meticulous-keyed-md5 or meticulous-keyed-sha1 or simple
  • Interval value in milliseconds
  • Destination IP (Both IPV4 and IPV6)
  • in or out
  • MAC address
  • Time-out value in seconds
  • class-id
  • request
  • Specify the IPv4 address
  • OSPF area ID as a decimal value
  • OSPF area ID in IP address format
  • anycast or secondary
  • ethernet
  • vlan
  • MAC (hardware) address in HHHH.HHHH.HHHH format
  • Load interval delay in seconds
  • Specify policy input name
  • input or output
  • cost
  • port-priority
  • BFD minimum receive interval
  • source-interface
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel fourth argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg5
    Choices:
  • name of key-chain
  • key-Id Value
  • key-chain
  • key-id
  • BFD minimum receive interval
  • Value of Hello Multiplier
  • admin-down or multihop or non-persistent
  • Vendor class-identifier name
  • bootfile-name or host-name or log-server or ntp-server or tftp-server-name
  • Slot/chassis number
  • Vlan interface
  • Specify policy input name
  • Port path cost or auto
  • Port priority increments of 32
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel fifth argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg6
    Choices:
  • Authentication key string
  • name of key-chain
  • key-Id Value
  • Value of Hello Multiplier
  • admin-down or non-persistent
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel sixth argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceArg7
    Choices:
  • Authentication key string
  • admin-down
Default:
None
This is an overloaded Port Channel seventh argument. Usage of this argument can be found is the User Guide referenced above.
interfaceRange
required
Default:
None
This specifies the interface range in which the port aggregation is envisaged
outputfile
required

(added in 2.3)
This specifies the file path where the output of each command execution is saved. Each command that is specified in the merged template file and each response from the device are saved here. Usually the location is the results folder, but you can choose another location based on your write permission.
password
required

(added in 2.3)
Configures the password used to authenticate the connection to the remote device. The value of the password parameter is used to authenticate the SSH session. While generally the value should come from the inventory file, you can also specify it as a variable. This parameter is optional. If it is not specified, no default value will be used.
username
required

(added in 2.3)
Configures the username used to authenticate the connection to the remote device. The value of the username parameter is used to authenticate the SSH session. While generally the value should come from the inventory file, you can also specify it as a variable. This parameter is optional. If it is not specified, no default value will be used.

Notes

Note

Examples

Tasks : The following are examples of using the module cnos_portchannel. These are written in the main.yml file of the tasks directory.
---
- name: Test Port Channel - aggregation-group
  cnos_portchannel:
    host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
    password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
    deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
    outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
    interfaceRange: 33
    interfaceArg1: "aggregation-group"
    interfaceArg2: 33
    interfaceArg3: "on"

- name: Test Port Channel - aggregation-group - Interface Range
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: "1/1-2"
  interfaceArg1: "aggregation-group"
  interfaceArg2: 33
  interfaceArg3: "on"

- name: Test Port Channel - bridge-port
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "bridge-port"
  interfaceArg2: "access"
  interfaceArg3: 33

- name: Test Port Channel - bridgeport mode
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "bridge-port"
  interfaceArg2: "mode"
  interfaceArg3: "access"

- name: Test Port Channel  - Description
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "description"
  interfaceArg2: "Hentammoo "

- name: Test Port Channel - Duplex
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "duplex"
  interfaceArg2: "auto"

- name: Test Port Channel - flowcontrol
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "flowcontrol"
  interfaceArg2: "send"
  interfaceArg3: "off"

- name: Test Port Channel - lacp
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "lacp"
  interfaceArg2: "port-priority"
  interfaceArg3: 33

- name: Test Port Channel  - lldp
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "lldp"
  interfaceArg2: "tlv-select"
  interfaceArg3: "max-frame-size"

- name: Test Port Channel - load-interval
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "load-interval"
  interfaceArg2: "counter"
  interfaceArg3: 2
  interfaceArg4: 33

#- name: Test Port Channel - mac
#  cnos_portchannel:
#  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
#  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
#  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
#  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
#  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
#  interfaceRange: 33,
#  interfaceArg1: "mac"
#  interfaceArg2: "copp-system-acl-vlag-hc"

- name: Test Port Channel - microburst-detection
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "microburst-detection"
  interfaceArg2: 25

- name: Test Port Channel  - mtu
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "mtu"
  interfaceArg2: 66

- name: Test Port Channel - service-policy
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "service-policy"
  interfaceArg2: "input"
  interfaceArg3: "Anil"

- name: Test Port Channel - speed
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "speed"
  interfaceArg2: "auto"

- name: Test Port Channel - storm
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "storm-control"
  interfaceArg2: "broadcast"
  interfaceArg3: 12.5

#- name: Test Port Channel - vlan
#  cnos_portchannel:
#  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
#  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
#  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
#  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
#  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
#  interfaceRange: 33
#  interfaceArg1: "vlan"
#  interfaceArg2: "disable"

- name: Test Port Channel - vrrp
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "vrrp"
  interfaceArg2: 33

- name: Test Port Channel - spanning tree1
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "spanning-tree"
  interfaceArg2: "bpduguard"
  interfaceArg3: "enable"

- name: Test Port Channel - spanning tree 2
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "spanning-tree"
  interfaceArg2: "mst"
  interfaceArg3: "33-35"
  interfaceArg4: "cost"
  interfaceArg5: 33

- name: Test Port Channel - ip1
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "ip"
  interfaceArg2: "access-group"
  interfaceArg3: "anil"
  interfaceArg4: "in"

- name: Test Port Channel - ip2
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "ip"
  interfaceArg2: "port"
  interfaceArg3: "anil"

- name: Test Port Channel - bfd
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "bfd"
  interfaceArg2: "interval"
  interfaceArg3: 55
  interfaceArg4: 55
  interfaceArg5: 33

- name: Test Port Channel - bfd
  cnos_portchannel:
  host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
  username: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_user'] }}"
  password: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['ansible_ssh_pass'] }}"
  deviceType: "{{ hostvars[inventory_hostname]['deviceType'] }}"
  outputfile: "./results/test_portchannel_{{ inventory_hostname }}_output.txt"
  interfaceRange: 33
  interfaceArg1: "bfd"
  interfaceArg2: "ipv4"
  interfaceArg3: "authentication"
  interfaceArg4: "meticulous-keyed-md5"
  interfaceArg5: "key-chain"
  interfaceArg6: "mychain"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
always
Success or failure message

Sample:
Port Channel configurations accomplished


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • Anil Kumar Muraleedharan (@amuraleedhar)

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