cisco.nxos.nxos_vrrp module – Manages VRRP configuration on NX-OS switches.

Note

This module is part of the cisco.nxos collection (version 4.0.1).

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.nxos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.nxos.nxos_vrrp.

New in cisco.nxos 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Manages VRRP configuration on NX-OS switches.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

admin_state

string

Used to enable or disable the VRRP process.

Choices:

  • "shutdown" ← (default)

  • "no shutdown"

  • "default"

authentication

string

Clear text authentication string or ‘default’ keyword

group

string / required

VRRP group number.

interface

string / required

Full name of interface that is being managed for VRRP.

interval

string

Time interval between advertisement or ‘default’ keyword

preempt

boolean

Enable/Disable preempt.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

priority

string

VRRP priority or ‘default’ keyword

state

string

Specify desired state of the resource.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

vip

string

VRRP virtual IP address or ‘default’ keyword

Notes

Note

  • Tested against NXOSv 7.3.(0)D1(1) on VIRL

  • Unsupported for Cisco MDS

  • VRRP feature needs to be enabled first on the system.

  • SVIs must exist before using this module.

  • Interface must be a L3 port before using this module.

  • state=absent removes the VRRP group if it exists on the device.

  • VRRP cannot be configured on loopback interfaces.

  • For information on using CLI and NX-API see the :ref:`NXOS Platform Options guide <nxos_platform_options>`

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the :ref:`Ansible Network Guide <network_guide>`

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage Cisco devices see the `Cisco integration page <https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/cisco>`_.

Examples

- name: Ensure vrrp group 100 and vip 10.1.100.1 is on vlan10
  cisco.nxos.nxos_vrrp:
    interface: vlan10
    group: 100
    vip: 10.1.100.1

- name: Ensure removal of the vrrp group config
  cisco.nxos.nxos_vrrp:
    interface: vlan10
    group: 100
    vip: 10.1.100.1
    state: absent

- name: Re-config with more params
  cisco.nxos.nxos_vrrp:
    interface: vlan10
    group: 100
    vip: 10.1.100.1
    preempt: false
    priority: 130
    authentication: AUTHKEY

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

commands sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: ["interface vlan10", "vrrp 150", "address 10.1.15.1", "authentication text testing", "no shutdown"]

Authors

  • Jason Edelman (@jedelman8)

  • Gabriele Gerbino (@GGabriele)