cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer – Manage Layer 3 Outside (L3Out) BGP Peers (bgp:PeerP)

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_l3out_bgp_peer.

Synopsis

  • Manage L3Out BGP Peers on Cisco ACI fabrics.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address_type_controls
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • af-ucast
  • af-mcast
Address Type Controls
admin_state
string
    Choices:
  • enabled
  • disabled
Admin state for the BGP session
allow_self_as_count
integer
Number of allowed self AS.
Only used if allow-self-as is enabled under bgp_controls.
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.
bgp_controls
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • send-com
  • send-ext-com
  • allow-self-as
  • as-override
  • dis-peer-as-check
  • nh-self
BGP Controls
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
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
interface_profile
string / required
Name of the interface profile.

aliases: interface_profile_name, logical_interface
l3out
string / required
Name of an existing L3Out.

aliases: l3out_name
node_id
string / required
Node to build the interface on for Port-channels and single ports.
Hyphen separated pair of nodes (e.g. "201-202") for vPCs.
node_profile
string / required
Name of the node profile.

aliases: node_profile_name, logical_node
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.
path_ep
string / required
Path to interface
Interface Port Group name for Port-channels and vPCs
Port number for single ports (e.g. "eth1/12")
peer_controls
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • bfd
  • dis-conn-check
Peer Controls
peer_ip
string / required
IP address of the BGP peer.
pod_id
string / required
Pod to build the interface on.
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_asn_controls
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • remove-exclusive
  • remove-all
  • replace-as
Private AS Controls
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
remote_asn
integer
Autonomous System Number of the BGP peer.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
tenant
string / required
Name of an existing tenant.

aliases: tenant_name
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.
ttl
integer
eBGP Multihop Time To Live
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.
weight
integer
Weight for BGP routes from this neighbor

See Also

See also

M(aci_l3out)

The official documentation on the aci_l3out module.

M(aci_l3out_logical_node_profile)

The official documentation on the aci_l3out_logical_node_profile module.

APIC Management Information Model reference

More information about the internal APIC classes bgp:peerP

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 BGP peer on a physical interface
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: my_tenant
    l3out: my_l3out
    node_profile: my_node_profile
    interface_profile: my_interface_profile
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 201
    path_ep: eth1/12
    peer_ip: 192.168.10.2
    remote_asn: 65456
    bgp_controls:
      - nh-self
      - send-com
      - send-ext-com
    peer_controls:
      - bfd
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add a new BGP peer on a vPC
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: my_tenant
    l3out: my_l3out
    node_profile: my_node_profile
    interface_profile: my_interface_profile
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 201-202
    path_ep: my_vpc_ipg
    peer_ip: 192.168.20.2
    remote_asn: 65457
    ttl: 4
    weight: 50
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Shutdown a BGP peer
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: my_tenant
    l3out: my_l3out
    node_profile: my_node_profile
    interface_profile: my_interface_profile
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 201
    path_ep: eth1/12
    peer_ip: 192.168.10.2
    admin_state: disabled
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Delete a BGP peer
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: my_tenant
    l3out: my_l3out
    node_profile: my_node_profile
    interface_profile: my_interface_profile
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 201
    path_ep: eth1/12
    peer_ip: 192.168.10.2
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a BGP peer
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_bgp_peer:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: my_tenant
    l3out: my_l3out
    node_profile: my_node_profile
    interface_profile: my_interface_profile
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 201
    path_ep: eth1/12
    peer_ip: 192.168.10.2
    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 / elements=string
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 / elements=string
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 / elements=string
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


Authors

  • Tim Cragg (@timcragg)