arista.eos.eos_l3_interface module – (deprecated, removed after 2022-06-01) Manage L3 interfaces on Arista EOS network devices.

Note

This module is part of the arista.eos collection (version 5.0.1).

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 arista.eos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: arista.eos.eos_l3_interface.

New in version 1.0.0: of arista.eos

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2022-06-01

Why

Updated modules released with more functionality

Alternative

eos_l3_interfaces

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of L3 interfaces on Arista EOS network devices.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

aggregate

list / elements=dictionary

List of L3 interfaces definitions. Each of the entry in aggregate list should define name of interface name and a optional ipv4 or ipv6 address.

ipv4

string

IPv4 address to be set for the L3 interface mentioned in name option. The address format is <ipv4 address>/<mask>, the mask is number in range 0-32 eg. 192.168.0.1/24

ipv6

string

IPv6 address to be set for the L3 interface mentioned in name option. The address format is <ipv6 address>/<mask>, the mask is number in range 0-128 eg. fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64

name

string / required

Name of the L3 interface to be configured eg. ethernet1

state

string

State of the L3 interface configuration. It indicates if the configuration should be present or absent on remote device.

Choices:

  • present

  • absent

ipv4

string

IPv4 address to be set for the L3 interface mentioned in name option. The address format is <ipv4 address>/<mask>, the mask is number in range 0-32 eg. 192.168.0.1/24

ipv6

string

IPv6 address to be set for the L3 interface mentioned in name option. The address format is <ipv6 address>/<mask>, the mask is number in range 0-128 eg. fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64

name

string

Name of the L3 interface to be configured eg. ethernet1

provider

dictionary

Deprecated

Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.

Starting with Ansible 2.6 we recommend using connection: httpapi for eAPI.

This option will be removed in a release after 2022-06-01.

For more information please see the EOS Platform Options guide.


A dict object containing connection details.

auth_pass

string

Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTH_PASS will be used instead.

authorize

boolean

Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTHORIZE will be used instead.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

host

string

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This is a common argument used for either cli or eapi transports. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device. This value applies to either cli or eapi.

The port value will default to the appropriate transport common port if none is provided in the task (cli=22, http=80, https=443).

Default: 0

ssh_keyfile

path

Specifies the SSH keyfile to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This argument is only used for cli transports. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.

timeout

integer

Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.

transport

string

Configures the transport connection to use when connecting to the remote device.

Choices:

  • cli ← (default)

  • eapi

use_proxy

boolean

If no, the environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy will be ignored.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

use_ssl

boolean

Configures the transport to use SSL if set to yes only when the transport=eapi. If the transport argument is not eapi, this value is ignored.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

username

string

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate either the CLI login or the eAPI authentication depending on which transport is used. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates. If the transport argument is not eapi, this value is ignored.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

state

string

State of the L3 interface configuration. It indicates if the configuration should be present or absent on remote device.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Remove ethernet1 IPv4 and IPv6 address
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    name: ethernet1
    state: absent

- name: Set ethernet1 IPv4 address
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    name: ethernet1
    ipv4: 192.168.0.1/24

- name: Set ethernet1 IPv6 address
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    name: ethernet1
    ipv6: fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64

- name: Set interface Vlan1 (SVI) IPv4 address
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    name: Vlan1
    ipv4: 192.168.0.5/24

- name: Set IP addresses on aggregate
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    aggregate:
    - name: ethernet1
      ipv4: 192.168.2.10/24
    - name: ethernet1
      ipv4: 192.168.3.10/24
      ipv6: fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64

- name: Remove IP addresses on aggregate
  arista.eos.eos_l3_interface:
    aggregate:
    - name: ethernet1
      ipv4: 192.168.2.10/24
    - name: ethernet1
      ipv4: 192.168.3.10/24
      ipv6: fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Returned: always, except for the platforms that use Netconf transport to manage the device.

Sample: [“interface ethernet1”, “ip address 192.168.0.1/24”, “ipv6 address fd5d:12c9:2201:1::1/64”]

Status

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

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)