cisco.ios.ios_static_route – (deprecated, removed after 2022-06-01) Manage static IP routes on Cisco IOS network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ios collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.ios.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ios.ios_static_route.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.ios

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2022-06-01

Why

Newer and updated modules released with more functionality.

Alternative

ios_static_routes

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of static IP routes on Cisco IOS network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
admin_distance
string
Admin distance of the static route.
aggregate
list / elements=dictionary
List of static route definitions.
admin_distance
string
Admin distance of the static route.
interface
string
Interface of the static route.
mask
string
Network prefix mask of the static route.
name
string
Name of the static route

aliases: description
next_hop
string
Next hop IP of the static route.
prefix
string / required
Network prefix of the static route.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
State of the static route configuration.
tag
string
Set tag of the static route.
track
string
Tracked item to depend on for the static route.
vrf
string
VRF of the static route.
interface
string
Interface of the static route.
mask
string
Network prefix mask of the static route.
name
string
Name of the static route

aliases: description
next_hop
string
Next hop IP of the static route.
prefix
string
Network prefix of the static route.
provider
dictionary
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the IOS 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
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
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.
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 value is used to authenticate the SSH session. 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.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. 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.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the static route configuration.
tag
string
Set tag of the static route.
track
string
Tracked item to depend on for the static route.
vrf
string
VRF of the static route.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure static route
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 255.255.255.0
    next_hop: 10.0.0.1

- name: configure black hole in vrf blue depending on tracked item 10
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 255.255.255.0
    vrf: blue
    interface: null0
    track: 10

- name: configure ultimate route with name and tag
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 255.255.255.0
    interface: GigabitEthernet1
    name: hello world
    tag: 100

- name: remove configuration
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 255.255.255.0
    next_hop: 10.0.0.1
    state: absent

- name: Add static route aggregates
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    aggregate:
    - {prefix: 172.16.32.0, mask: 255.255.255.0, next_hop: 10.0.0.8}
    - {prefix: 172.16.33.0, mask: 255.255.255.0, next_hop: 10.0.0.8}

- name: Remove static route aggregates
  cisco.ios.ios_static_route:
    aggregate:
    - {prefix: 172.16.32.0, mask: 255.255.255.0, next_hop: 10.0.0.8}
    - {prefix: 172.16.33.0, mask: 255.255.255.0, next_hop: 10.0.0.8}
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['ip route 192.168.2.0 255.255.255.0 10.0.0.1']


Status

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

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Ricardo Carrillo Cruz (@rcarrillocruz)