cisco.ucs.ucs_mac_pool – Configures MAC address pools 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_mac_pool.

New in version 2.5: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures MAC address pools and MAC address blocks 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 MAC 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
first_addr
string
The first MAC address in the block of addresses.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager MAC Blocks menu.
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
last_addr
string
The last MAC address in the block of addresses.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add MAC Blocks menu.
name
string / required
The name of the MAC 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 MAC 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"
The distinguished name (dn) of the organization where the resource is assigned.
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 MAC pool is present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify MAC 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 MAC address pool
  cisco.ucs.ucs_mac_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: mac-A
    first_addr: 00:25:B5:00:66:00
    last_addr: 00:25:B5:00:67:F3
    order: sequential

- name: Remove MAC address pool
  cisco.ucs.ucs_mac_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: mac-A
    state: absent

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)