cisco.ucs.ucs_vsans – Configures VSANs 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_vsans.

New in version 2.5: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures VSANs 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 VSAN. This can be one of the following:
common - The VSAN maps to the same VSAN ID in all available fabrics.
A - The VSAN maps to the a VSAN ID that exists only in fabric A.
B - The VSAN maps to the a VSAN ID that exists only in fabric B.
fc_zoning
string
    Choices:
  • disabled ←
  • enabled
Fibre Channel zoning configuration for the Cisco UCS domain.
Fibre Channel zoning can be set to one of the following values:
disabled — The upstream switch handles Fibre Channel zoning, or Fibre Channel zoning is not implemented for the Cisco UCS domain.
enabled — Cisco UCS Manager configures and controls Fibre Channel zoning for the Cisco UCS domain.
If you enable Fibre Channel zoning, do not configure the upstream switch with any VSANs that are being used for Fibre Channel zoning.
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
name
string / required
The name assigned to the VSAN.
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 VSAN is created.
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 VSANs are present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify VSANs 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.
vlan_id
string / required
The unique string identifier assigned to the VLAN used for Fibre Channel connections.
Note that Cisco UCS Manager uses VLAN '4048'. See the UCS Manager configuration guide if you want to assign '4048' to a VLAN.
Optional if state is absent.
vsan_id
string / required
The unique identifier assigned to the VSAN.
The ID can be a string between '1' and '4078', or between '4080' and '4093'. '4079' is a reserved VSAN ID.
In addition, if you plan to use FC end-host mode, the range between '3840' to '4079' is also a reserved VSAN ID range.
Optional if state is absent.

Examples

- name: Configure VSAN
  cisco.ucs.ucs_vsans:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: vsan110
    fabric: common
    vsan_id: '110'
    vlan_id: '110'

- name: Remove VSAN
  cisco.ucs.ucs_vsans:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: vsan110
    state: absent

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • John McDonough (@movinalot)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)