ansible.netcommon.net_l2_interface – (deprecated, removed after 2022-06-01) Manage Layer-2 interface on network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.netcommon collection (version 2.5.0).

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 ansible.netcommon.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.netcommon.net_l2_interface.

New in version 1.0.0: of ansible.netcommon

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2022-06-01

Why

Updated modules released with more functionality

Alternative

Use platform-specific “[netos]_l2_interfaces” module

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of Layer-2 interface on network devices.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access_vlan
string
Configure given VLAN in access port.
aggregate
string
List of Layer-2 interface definitions.
mode
string
    Choices:
  • access ←
  • trunk
Mode in which interface needs to be configured.
name
string
Name of the interface excluding any logical unit number.
native_vlan
string
Native VLAN to be configured in trunk port.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the Layer-2 Interface configuration.
trunk_allowed_vlans
string
List of allowed VLAN's in a given trunk port.
trunk_vlans
string
List of VLANs to be configured in trunk port.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure Layer-2 interface
  ansible.netcommon.net_l2_interface:
    name: gigabitethernet0/0/1
    mode: access
    access_vlan: 30

- name: remove Layer-2 interface configuration
  ansible.netcommon.net_l2_interface:
    name: gigabitethernet0/0/1
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always, except for the platforms that use Netconf transport to manage the device.
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['interface gigabitethernet0/0/1', 'switchport mode access', 'switchport access vlan 30']


Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2022-06-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)