cisco.ucs.ucs_vlans – Configures VLANs 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_vlans.

New in version 2.5: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures VLANs on Cisco UCS Manager.

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
fabric
string
    Choices:
  • common ←
  • A
  • B
The fabric configuration of the VLAN. This can be one of the following:
common - The VLAN applies to both fabrics and uses the same configuration parameters in both cases.
A — The VLAN only applies to fabric A.
B — The VLAN only applies to fabric B.
For upstream disjoint L2 networks, Cisco recommends that you choose common to create VLANs that apply to both fabrics.
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
id
string / required
The unique string identifier assigned to the VLAN.
A VLAN ID can be between '1' and '3967', or between '4048' and '4093'.
You cannot create VLANs with IDs from 4030 to 4047. This range of VLAN IDs is reserved.
The VLAN IDs you specify must also be supported on the switch that you are using.
VLANs in the LAN cloud and FCoE VLANs in the SAN cloud must have different IDs.
Optional if state is absent.
multicast_policy
string
Default:
""
The multicast policy associated with this VLAN.
This option is only valid if the Sharing Type field is set to None or Primary.
name
string / required
The name assigned to the VLAN.
The VLAN name is case sensitive.
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 VLAN is created.
native
string
    Choices:
  • yes
  • no ←
Designates the VLAN as a native VLAN.
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'
sharing
string
    Choices:
  • none ←
  • primary
  • isolated
  • community
The Sharing Type field.
Whether this VLAN is subdivided into private or secondary VLANs. This can be one of the following:
none - This VLAN does not have any secondary or private VLANs. This is a regular VLAN.
primary - This VLAN can have one or more secondary VLANs, as shown in the Secondary VLANs area. This VLAN is a primary VLAN in the private VLAN domain.
isolated - This is a private VLAN associated with a primary VLAN. This VLAN is an Isolated VLAN.
community - This VLAN can communicate with other ports on the same community VLAN as well as the promiscuous port. This VLAN is a Community VLAN.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify VLANs are present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify VLANs 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.

Examples

- name: Configure VLAN
  cisco.ucs.ucs_vlans:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: vlan2
    id: '2'
    native: 'yes'

- name: Remove VLAN
  cisco.ucs.ucs_vlans:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: vlan2
    state: absent

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)