cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd module – Manage Bridge Domains (BDs) in schema templates

Note

This module is part of the cisco.mso collection (version 2.0.0).

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.mso.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd.

Synopsis

  • Manage BDs in schema templates on Cisco ACI Multi-Site.

Requirements

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

  • Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

arp_flooding

boolean

ARP Flooding

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

bd

aliases: name

string

The name of the BD to manage.

description

string

The description of BD is supported on versions of MSO that are 3.3 or greater.

dhcp_policies

list / elements=dictionary

A list DHCP Policies to be assciated with the BD

This option can only be used on versions of MSO that are 3.1.1h or greater.

dhcp_option_policy

dictionary

The DHCP Option Policy

name

string / required

The name of the DHCP Option Policy

version

integer / required

The version of the DHCP Option Policy

name

string / required

The name of the DHCP Relay Policy

version

integer / required

The version of DHCP Relay Policy

dhcp_policy

dictionary

The DHCP Policy

dhcp_option_policy

dictionary

The DHCP Option Policy

name

string / required

The name of the DHCP Option Policy

version

integer / required

The version of the DHCP Option Policy

name

string / required

The name of the DHCP Relay Policy

version

integer / required

The version of DHCP Relay Policy

display_name

string

The name as displayed on the MSO web interface.

host

aliases: hostname

string

IP Address or hostname of the ACI Multi Site Orchestrator host.

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

intersite_bum_traffic

boolean

Whether to allow intersite BUM traffic.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

ipv6_unknown_multicast_flooding

string

IPv6 Unknown Multicast Flooding can either be Flood or Optimized Flooding

Choices:

  • flood

  • optimized_flooding

layer2_stretch

boolean

Whether to enable L2 stretch.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

layer2_unknown_unicast

string

Layer2 unknown unicast.

Choices:

  • flood

  • proxy

layer3_multicast

boolean

Whether to enable L3 multicast.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

login_domain

string

The login domain name to use for authentication.

The default value is Local.

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

multi_destination_flooding

string

Multi-Destination Flooding can either be Flood in BD, Drop or Flood in Encapsulation.

Flood in Encapsulation is only supported on versions of MSO that are 3.3 or greater.

Choices:

  • flood_in_bd

  • drop

  • encap-flood

optimize_wan_bandwidth

boolean

Whether to optimize WAN bandwidth.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

output_level

string

Influence the output of this MSO 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 MSO_OUTPUT_LEVEL will be used instead.

Choices:

  • debug

  • info

  • normal ← (default)

password

string

The password to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_PASSWORD or ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

Port number to be used for the REST connection.

The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.

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

schema

string / required

The name of the schema.

state

string

Use present or absent for adding or removing.

Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

  • query

subnets

list / elements=dictionary

The subnets associated to this BD.

description

string

The description of this subnet.

no_default_gateway

boolean

Whether this subnet has a default gateway.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

primary

boolean

Treat as Primary Subnet.

There can be only one primary subnet per address family under a BD.

This option can only be used on versions of MSO that are 3.1.1h or greater.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

querier

boolean

Whether this subnet is an IGMP querier.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

scope

string

The scope of the subnet.

Choices:

  • private ← (default)

  • public

shared

boolean

Whether this subnet is shared between VRFs.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

subnet

aliases: ip

string / required

The IP range in CIDR notation.

virtual

boolean

Treat as Virtual IP Address.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

template

string / required

The name of the template.

Display Name of template for operations can only be used in some versions of mso.

Use the name of template instead of Display Name to avoid discrepency.

timeout

integer

The socket level timeout in seconds.

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

Default: 30

unicast_routing

boolean

Unicast Routing

This option can only be used on versions of MSO that are 3.1.1h or greater.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

unknown_multicast_flooding

string

Unknown Multicast Flooding can either be Flood or Optimized Flooding.

Choices:

  • flood

  • optimized_flooding

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 MSO_USE_PROXY will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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 MSO_USE_SSL will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string

The username to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_USERNAME or ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

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 MSO_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

virtual_mac_address

string

Virtual MAC Address

vrf

dictionary

The VRF associated to this BD. This is required only when creating a new BD.

name

string / required

The name of the VRF to associate with.

schema

string

The schema that defines the referenced VRF.

If this parameter is unspecified, it defaults to the current schema.

template

string

The template that defines the referenced VRF.

If this parameter is unspecified, it defaults to the current template.

Notes

Note

  • Please read the mso_guide for more detailed information on how to manage your MSO infrastructure using Ansible.

  • This module was written to support Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer. Some or all functionality may not work on earlier versions.

Examples

- name: Add a new BD
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD 1
    vrf:
      name: VRF1
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add a new BD from another Schema
  mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD 1
    vrf:
      name: VRF1
      schema: Schema Origin
      template: Template Origin
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add bd with options available on version 3.1
  mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD 1
    intersite_bum_traffic: true
    optimize_wan_bandwidth: false
    layer2_stretch: true
    layer2_unknown_unicast: flood
    layer3_multicast: false
    unknown_multicast_flooding: flood
    multi_destination_flooding: drop
    ipv6_unknown_multicast_flooding: flood
    arp_flooding: false
    virtual_mac_address: 00:00:5E:00:01:3C
    subnets:
    - subnet: 10.0.0.128/24
    - subnet: 10.0.1.254/24
      description: 1234567890
    - ip: 192.168.0.254/24
      description: "My description for a subnet"
      scope: private
      shared: false
      no_default_gateway: true
    vrf:
      name: vrf1
      schema: Test
      template: Template1
    dhcp_policy:
      name: ansible_test
      version: 1
      dhcp_option_policy:
        name: ansible_test_option
        version: 1
    state: present

- name: Add bd with options available on version 3.1.1h or greater
  mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD 1
    intersite_bum_traffic: true
    optimize_wan_bandwidth: false
    layer2_stretch: true
    layer2_unknown_unicast: flood
    layer3_multicast: false
    unknown_multicast_flooding: flood
    multi_destination_flooding: drop
    ipv6_unknown_multicast_flooding: flood
    arp_flooding: false
    virtual_mac_address: 00:00:5E:00:01:3C
    unicast_routing: true
    subnets:
    - subnet: 10.0.0.128/24
      primary: true
    - subnet: 10.0.1.254/24
      description: 1234567890
      virtual: true
    - ip: 192.168.0.254/24
      description: "My description for a subnet"
      scope: private
      shared: false
      no_default_gateway: true
    vrf:
      name: vrf1
      schema: Schema1
      template: Template1
    dhcp_policies:
      - name: ansible_test
        version: 1
        dhcp_option_policy:
          name: ansible_test_option
          version: 1
      - name: ansible_test2
        version: 1
        dhcp_option_policy:
          name: ansible_test_option2
          version: 1
      - name: ansible_test3
        version: 1
        dhcp_option_policy:
          name: ansible_test_option
          version: 1
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a BD
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD1
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a specific BD
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    bd: BD1
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all BDs
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_bd:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Authors

  • Dag Wieers (@dagwieers)

  • Shreyas Srish (@shrsr)