cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg module – Manage external EPGs 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_external_epg.

Synopsis

  • Manage external EPGs 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

anp

dictionary

The anp associated with the external epg.

name

string / required

The name of the anp to associate with.

schema

string

The schema that defines the referenced anp.

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

template

string

The template that defines the referenced anp.

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

description

string

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

display_name

string

The name as displayed on the MSO web interface.

external_epg

aliases: name, externalepg

string

The name of the external EPG to manage.

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.

l3out

dictionary

The L3Out associated with the external epg.

name

string / required

The name of the L3Out to associate with.

schema

string

The schema that defines the referenced L3Out.

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

template

string

The template that defines the referenced L3Out.

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

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.

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.

preferred_group

boolean

Preferred Group is enabled for this External EPG or not.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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

template

string / required

The name of the template.

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

type

string

The type of external epg.

anp needs to be associated with external epg when the type is cloud.

l3out can be associated with external epg when the type is on-premise.

Choices:

  • on-premise ← (default)

  • cloud

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

vrf

dictionary

The VRF associated with the external epg.

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 external EPG
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    external_epg: External EPG 1
    vrf:
      name: VRF
      schema: Schema 1
      template: Template 1
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add a new external EPG with external epg in cloud
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    external_epg: External EPG 1
    type: cloud
    vrf:
      name: VRF
      schema: Schema 1
      template: Template 1
    anp:
      name: ANP1
      schema: Schema 1
      template: Template 1
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove an external EPG
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    external_epg: external EPG1
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a specific external EPGs
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    schema: Schema 1
    template: Template 1
    external_epg: external EPG1
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all external EPGs
  cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg:
    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)