cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member module – Manage Member Node objects (l3ext:Member)

Note

This module is part of the cisco.aci collection (version 2.3.0).

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_logical_interface_vpc_member.

Synopsis

  • Manage Member Node objects (l3ext:Member)

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

address

aliases: addr, ip_address

string

IP address.

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.

If the value is not specified in the task and environment variable ACI_ANNOTATION then the default value will be used.

Default: "orchestrator:ansible"

certificate_name

aliases: cert_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.

description

aliases: descr

string

The description for the logical interface VPC member.

host

aliases: hostname

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.

interface_profile

aliases: interface_profile_name, logical_interface

string

Name of the interface profile.

ipv6_dad

string

IPv6 DAD feature.

Choices:

  • "enabled"

  • "disabled"

l3out

aliases: l3out_name

string

Name of an existing L3Out.

name_alias

string

The alias for the current object. This relates to the nameAlias field in ACI.

node_id

string

Hyphen separated pair of nodes (e.g. “201-202”)

node_profile

aliases: node_profile_name, logical_node

string

Name of the node profile.

output_level

string

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.

Choices:

  • "debug"

  • "info"

  • "normal" ← (default)

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.

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_dn

string

DN of existing path endpoint (fabricPathEp).

path_ep

string

vPC Interface Policy Group name

pod_id

string

Pod to of the interface.

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

aliases: cert_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.

side

string

Provides the side of member.

Choices:

  • "A"

  • "B"

state

string

Use present or absent for adding or removing.

Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "query"

tenant

aliases: tenant_name

string

Name of an existing tenant.

timeout

integer

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.

Default: 30

use_proxy

boolean

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.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

use_ssl

boolean

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.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

username

aliases: user

string

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.

Default: "admin"

validate_certs

boolean

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.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_profile

The official documentation on the cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_profile module.

APIC Management Information Model reference

More information about the internal APIC class l3ext:Out.

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: Create a VPC member based on the path_dn
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenantName
    l3out: l3out
    node_profile: nodeName
    interface_profile: interfaceName
    path_dn: topology/pod-1/protpaths-101-102/pathep-[policy_group_name]
    side: A
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create a VPC member based pod, node and path
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenantName
    l3out: l3out
    node_profile: nodeName
    interface_profile: interfaceName
    pod_id: 1
    node_id: 101-102
    path_ep: policy_group_name
    side: A
    address: 192.168.1.252/24
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Delete a VPC member
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenantName
    l3out: l3out
    node_profile: nodeName
    interface_profile: interfaceName
    path_dn: topology/pod-1/protpaths-101-102/pathep-[policy_group_name]
    side: A
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query all VPC members
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query a specific VPC member under l3out
  cisco.aci.aci_l3out_logical_interface_vpc_member:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: tenantName
    l3out: l3out
    node_profile: nodeName
    interface_profile: interfaceName
    path_dn: topology/pod-1/protpaths-101-102/pathep-[policy_group_name]
    side: A
    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

Description

current

list / elements=string

The existing configuration from the APIC after the module has finished

Returned: success

Sample: [{"fvTenant": {"attributes": {"descr": "Production environment", "dn": "uni/tn-production", "name": "production", "nameAlias": "", "ownerKey": "", "ownerTag": ""}}}]

error

dictionary

The error information as returned from the APIC

Returned: failure

Sample: {"code": "122", "text": "unknown managed object class foo"}

filter_string

string

The filter string used for the request

Returned: failure or debug

Sample: "?rsp-prop-include=config-only"

method

string

The HTTP method used for the request to the APIC

Returned: failure or debug

Sample: "POST"

previous

list / elements=string

The original configuration from the APIC before the module has started

Returned: info

Sample: [{"fvTenant": {"attributes": {"descr": "Production", "dn": "uni/tn-production", "name": "production", "nameAlias": "", "ownerKey": "", "ownerTag": ""}}}]

proposed

dictionary

The assembled configuration from the user-provided parameters

Returned: info

Sample: {"fvTenant": {"attributes": {"descr": "Production environment", "name": "production"}}}

raw

string

The raw output returned by the APIC REST API (xml or json)

Returned: parse error

Sample: "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"UTF-8\"?><imdata totalCount=\"1\"><error code=\"122\" text=\"unknown managed object class foo\"/></imdata>"

response

string

The HTTP response from the APIC

Returned: failure or debug

Sample: "OK (30 bytes)"

sent

list / elements=string

The actual/minimal configuration pushed to the APIC

Returned: info

Sample: {"fvTenant": {"attributes": {"descr": "Production environment"}}}

status

integer

The HTTP status from the APIC

Returned: failure or debug

Sample: 200

url

string

The HTTP url used for the request to the APIC

Returned: failure or debug

Sample: "https://10.11.12.13/api/mo/uni/tn-production.json"

Authors

  • Anvitha Jain (@anvitha-jain)

  • Marcel Zehnder (@maercu)