cisco.dnac.path_trace module – Resource module for Path Trace

Note

This module is part of the cisco.dnac collection (version 6.6.0).

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.dnac. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.dnac.path_trace.

New in cisco.dnac 3.1.0

Synopsis

  • Manage operations create and delete of the resource Path Trace.

  • Initiates a new flow analysis with periodic refresh and stat collection options. Returns a request id and a task id to get results and follow progress.

  • Deletes a flow analysis request by its id.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • dnacentersdk >= 2.5.4

  • python >= 3.5

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

controlPath

boolean

ControlPath flag.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

destIP

string

Path Trace’s destIP.

destPort

string

Path Trace’s destPort.

dnac_debug

boolean

Flag for Cisco DNA Center SDK to enable debugging.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

dnac_host

string / required

The Cisco DNA Center hostname.

dnac_password

string

The Cisco DNA Center password to authenticate.

dnac_port

integer

The Cisco DNA Center port.

Default: 443

dnac_username

aliases: user

string

The Cisco DNA Center username to authenticate.

Default: "admin"

dnac_verify

boolean

Flag to enable or disable SSL certificate verification.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

dnac_version

string

Informs the SDK which version of Cisco DNA Center to use.

Default: "2.3.3.0"

flowAnalysisId

string

FlowAnalysisId path parameter. Flow analysis request id.

inclusions

list / elements=string

Path Trace’s inclusions.

periodicRefresh

boolean

PeriodicRefresh flag.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

protocol

string

Path Trace’s protocol.

sourceIP

string

Path Trace’s sourceIP.

sourcePort

string

Path Trace’s sourcePort.

validate_response_schema

boolean

Flag for Cisco DNA Center SDK to enable the validation of request bodies against a JSON schema.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • SDK Method used are path_trace.PathTrace.deletes_pathtrace_by_id, path_trace.PathTrace.initiate_a_new_pathtrace,

  • Paths used are post /dna/intent/api/v1/flow-analysis, delete /dna/intent/api/v1/flow-analysis/{flowAnalysisId},

  • Does not support check_mode

  • The plugin runs on the control node and does not use any ansible connection plugins, but instead the embedded connection manager from Cisco DNAC SDK

  • The parameters starting with dnac_ are used by the Cisco DNAC Python SDK to establish the connection

See Also

See also

Cisco DNA Center documentation for Path Trace InitiateANewPathtrace

Complete reference of the InitiateANewPathtrace API.

Cisco DNA Center documentation for Path Trace DeletesPathtraceById

Complete reference of the DeletesPathtraceById API.

Examples

- name: Create
  cisco.dnac.path_trace:
    dnac_host: "{{dnac_host}}"
    dnac_username: "{{dnac_username}}"
    dnac_password: "{{dnac_password}}"
    dnac_verify: "{{dnac_verify}}"
    dnac_port: "{{dnac_port}}"
    dnac_version: "{{dnac_version}}"
    dnac_debug: "{{dnac_debug}}"
    state: present
    controlPath: true
    destIP: string
    destPort: string
    inclusions:
    - string
    periodicRefresh: true
    protocol: string
    sourceIP: string
    sourcePort: string

- name: Delete by id
  cisco.dnac.path_trace:
    dnac_host: "{{dnac_host}}"
    dnac_username: "{{dnac_username}}"
    dnac_password: "{{dnac_password}}"
    dnac_verify: "{{dnac_verify}}"
    dnac_port: "{{dnac_port}}"
    dnac_version: "{{dnac_version}}"
    dnac_debug: "{{dnac_debug}}"
    state: absent
    flowAnalysisId: string

Return Values

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

Key

Description

dnac_response

dictionary

A dictionary or list with the response returned by the Cisco DNAC Python SDK

Returned: always

Sample: {"response": {"flowAnalysisId": "string", "taskId": "string", "url": "string"}, "version": "string"}

Authors

  • Rafael Campos (@racampos)