cisco.ucs.ucs_lan_connectivity – Configures LAN Connectivity Policies on Cisco UCS Manager

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ucs collection.

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

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

New in version 2.5: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures LAN Connectivity Policies 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
A description of the LAN Connectivity Policy.
Cisco recommends including information about where and when to use the policy.
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
iscsi_vnic_list
string
added in 2.8 of cisco.ucs
List of iSCSI vNICs used by the LAN Connectivity Policy.
iscsi_adapter_policy
string
The iSCSI adapter policy associated with this iSCSI vNIC.
mac_address
string
Default:
"derived"
The MAC address associated with this iSCSI vNIC.
If the MAC address is not set, Cisco UCS Manager uses a derived MAC address.
name
string / required
The name of the iSCSI vNIC.
overlay_vnic
string
The LAN vNIC associated with this iSCSI vNIC.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify iscsi vnic is configured within policy. If absent, will verify iscsi vnic is absent from policy.
vlan_name
string
Default:
"default"
The VLAN used for the iSCSI vNIC.
name
string / required
The name of the LAN Connectivity Policy.
This name can be between 1 and 16 alphanumeric characters.
You cannot use spaces or any special characters other than - (hyphen), "_" (underscore), : (colon), and . (period).
You cannot change this name after the policy is created.
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 LAN Connectivity Policies are present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify LAN Connectivity Policies are 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.
vnic_list
string
added in 2.8 of cisco.ucs
List of vNICs used by the LAN Connectivity Policy.
vNICs used by the LAN Connectivity Policy must be created from a vNIC template.
adapter_policy
string
The name of the Ethernet adapter policy.
A user defined policy can be used, or one of the system defined policies.
name
string / required
The name of the vNIC.
order
string
Default:
"unspecified"
String specifying the vNIC assignment order (e.g., '1', '2').
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify vnic is configured within policy. If absent, will verify vnic is absent from policy.
vnic_template
string / required
The name of the vNIC template.

Examples

- name: Configure LAN Connectivity Policy
  cisco.ucs.ucs_lan_connectivity:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: Cntr-FC-Boot
    vnic_list:
    - name: eno1
      vnic_template: Cntr-Template
      adapter_policy: Linux
    - name: eno2
      vnic_template: Container-NFS-A
      adapter_policy: Linux
    - name: eno3
      vnic_template: Container-NFS-B
      adapter_policy: Linux
    iscsi_vnic_list:
    - name: iSCSIa
      overlay_vnic: eno1
      iscsi_adapter_policy: default
      vlan_name: Container-MGMT-VLAN
    - name: iSCSIb
      overlay_vnic: eno3
      iscsi_adapter_policy: default
      vlan_name: Container-TNT-A-NFS

- name: Remove LAN Connectivity Policy
  cisco.ucs.ucs_lan_connectivity:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: Cntr-FC-Boot
    state: absent

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • John McDonough (@movinalot)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)