cisco.ucs.ucs_ip_pool – Configures IP address pools on Cisco UCS Manager

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ucs collection (version 1.6.0).

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.ucs.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ucs.ucs_ip_pool.

New in version 2.5: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures IP address pools and blocks of IP addresses on Cisco UCS Manager.

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
The user-defined description of the IP address pool.
Enter up to 256 characters.
You can use any characters or spaces except the following:
` (accent mark), (backslash), ^ (carat), " (double quote), = (equal sign), > (greater than), < (less than), or ' (single quote).

aliases: descr
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
ip_blocks
string
List of IPv4 blocks used by the IP Pool.
default_gw
string
Default:
"0.0.0.0"
The default gateway associated with the IPv4 addresses in the block.
first_addr
string
The first IPv4 address in the IPv4 addresses block.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager Add IPv4 Blocks menu.
last_addr
string
The last IPv4 address in the IPv4 addresses block.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add IPv4 Blocks menu.
primary_dns
string
Default:
"0.0.0.0"
The primary DNS server that this block of IPv4 addresses should access.
secondary_dns
string
Default:
"0.0.0.0"
The secondary DNS server that this block of IPv4 addresses should access.
subnet_mask
string
Default:
"255.255.255.0"
The subnet mask associated with the IPv4 addresses in the block.
ipv6_blocks
string
List of IPv6 blocks used by the IP Pool.
ipv6_default_gw
string
Default:
"::"
The default gateway associated with the IPv6 addresses in the block.
ipv6_first_addr
string
The first IPv6 address in the IPv6 addresses block.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager Add IPv6 Blocks menu.
ipv6_last_addr
string
The last IPv6 address in the IPv6 addresses block.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add IPv6 Blocks menu.
ipv6_prefix
string
Default:
"64"
The network address prefix associated with the IPv6 addresses in the block.
ipv6_primary_dns
string
Default:
"::"
The primary DNS server that this block of IPv6 addresses should access.
ipv6_secondary_dns
string
Default:
"::"
The secondary DNS server that this block of IPv6 addresses should access.
name
string / required
The name of the IP address pool.
This name can be between 1 and 32 alphanumeric characters.
You cannot use spaces or any special characters other than - (hyphen), "_" (underscore), : (colon), and . (period).
You cannot change this name after the IP address pool is created.
order
string
    Choices:
  • default ←
  • sequential
The Assignment Order field.
This can be one of the following:
default - Cisco UCS Manager selects a random identity from the pool.
sequential - Cisco UCS Manager selects the lowest available identity from the pool.
org_dn
string
Default:
"org-root"
Org dn (distinguished name)
password
string / required
Password for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.
port
integer
Port number to be used during connection (by default uses 443 for https and 80 for http connection).
proxy
string
If use_proxy is no, specfies proxy to be used for connection. e.g. 'http://proxy.xy.z:8080'
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify IP pool is present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify IP pool is absent and will delete if needed.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, will not use the proxy as defined by system environment variable.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
Username for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.

Examples

- name: Configure IPv4 and IPv6 address pool
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ip_pool:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    name: ip-pool-01
    org_dn: org-root/org-level1
    ipv4_blocks:
    - first_addr: 192.168.10.1
      last_addr: 192.168.10.20
      subnet_mask: 255.255.255.128
      default_gw: 192.168.10.2
    - first_addr: 192.168.11.1
      last_addr: 192.168.11.20
      subnet_mask: 255.255.255.128
      default_gw: 192.168.11.2
    ipv6_blocks:
    - ipv6_first_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ed07
      ipv6_last_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:edfe
      ipv6_default_gw: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ecff
    - ipv6_first_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ec07
      ipv6_last_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ecfe
      ipv6_default_gw: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ecff

- name: Delete IPv4 and IPv6 address pool blocks
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ip_pool:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    name: ip-pool-01
    org_dn: org-root/org-level1
    ipv4_blocks:
    - first_addr: 192.168.10.1
      last_addr: 192.168.10.20
      state: absent
    ipv6_blocks:
    - ipv6_first_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ec07
      ipv6_last_addr: fe80::1cae:7992:d7a1:ecfe
      state: absent

- name: Remove IPv4 and IPv6 address pool
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ip_pool:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    name: ip-pool-01
    state: absent

Authors

  • Brett Johnson (@sdbrett)

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • John McDonough (@movinalot)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)