cisco.aci.aci_cloud_external_epg_selector – Manage Cloud Endpoint Selector for External EPGs (cloud:ExtEPSelector)

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.aci collection (version 2.1.0).

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 cisco.aci.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.aci.aci_cloud_external_epg_selector.

Synopsis

  • Decides which endpoints belong to the EPGs based on several parameters.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
annotation
string
User-defined string for annotating an object.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_ANNOTATION will be used instead.
ap
string
The name of the cloud application profile.

aliases: app_profile, app_profile_name
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.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_CERTIFICATE_NAME will be used instead.

aliases: cert_name
cloud_external_epg
string
Name of Object cloud_external_epg.
host
string / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_HOST will be used instead.

aliases: hostname
name
string
The name of the Cloud Endpoint selector.

aliases: selector, cloud_external_epg_selector, external_epg_selector, extepg_selector, selector_name
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
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_OUTPUT_LEVEL will be used instead.
output_path
string
Path to a file that will be used to dump the ACI JSON configuration objects generated by the module.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_OUTPUT_PATH will be used instead.
owner_key
string
User-defined string for the ownerKey attribute of an ACI object.
This attribute represents a key for enabling clients to own their data for entity correlation.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_OWNER_KEY will be used instead.
owner_tag
string
User-defined string for the ownerTag attribute of an ACI object.
This attribute represents a tag for enabling clients to add their own data.
For example, to indicate who created this object.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_OWNER_TAG will be used instead.
password
string
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.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables ACI_PASSWORD or ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Port number to be used for REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_PORT will be used instead.
private_key
string
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.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_PRIVATE_KEY or ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.

aliases: cert_key
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
subnet
string
IP address of the Cloud Subnet.

aliases: ip
tenant
string
The name of tenant.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_TIMEOUT will be used instead.
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.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_USE_PROXY will be used instead.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_USE_SSL will be used instead.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables ACI_USERNAME or ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

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.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ACI_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

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 cloud external EPG selector
  cisco.aci.aci_cloud_external_epg_selector:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenant1
    ap: ap1
    cloud_external_epg: ext_epg
    name: subnet_name
    subnet: 10.0.0.0/16
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a cloud external EPG selector
  cisco.aci.aci_cloud_external_epg_selector:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: no
    tenant: tenant1
    ap: ap1
    cloud_external_epg: ext_epg
    name: subnet_name
    subnet: 10.0.0.0/16
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query all cloud external EPG selectors
  cisco.aci.aci_cloud_external_epg_selector:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenant1
    ap: ap1
    cloud_external_epg: ext_epg
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost

Authors

  • Anvitha Jain (@anvitha-jain)