community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl module – create and delete Network ACLs.

Note

This module is part of the community.aws collection (version 3.2.1).

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 community.aws.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl.

New in version 1.0.0: of community.aws

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.6

  • boto3 >= 1.16.0

  • botocore >= 1.19.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

aws_access_key

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key

string

AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

If profile is set this parameter is ignored.

Passing the aws_access_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aws_ca_bundle

path

The location of a CA Bundle to use when validating SSL certificates.

Not used by boto 2 based modules.

Note: The CA Bundle is read ‘module’ side and may need to be explicitly copied from the controller if not run locally.

aws_config

dictionary

A dictionary to modify the botocore configuration.

Parameters can be found at https://botocore.amazonaws.com/v1/documentation/api/latest/reference/config.html#botocore.config.Config.

Only the ‘user_agent’ key is used for boto modules. See http://boto.cloudhackers.com/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html#boto for more boto configuration.

aws_secret_key

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key

string

AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

If profile is set this parameter is ignored.

Passing the aws_secret_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

debug_botocore_endpoint_logs

boolean

Use a botocore.endpoint logger to parse the unique (rather than total) “resource:action” API calls made during a task, outputing the set to the resource_actions key in the task results. Use the aws_resource_action callback to output to total list made during a playbook. The ANSIBLE_DEBUG_BOTOCORE_LOGS environment variable may also be used.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

ec2_url

aliases: aws_endpoint_url, endpoint_url

string

URL to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.

egress

list / elements=list

A list of rules for outgoing traffic. Each rule must be specified as a list. Each rule may contain the rule number (integer 1-32766), protocol (one of [‘tcp’, ‘udp’, ‘icmp’, ‘ipv6-icmp’, ‘-1’, ‘all’]), the rule action (‘allow’ or ‘deny’) the CIDR of the IPv4 or IPv6 network range to allow or deny, the ICMP type (-1 means all types), the ICMP code (-1 means all codes), the last port in the range for TCP or UDP protocols, and the first port in the range for TCP or UDP protocols. See examples.

Default: []

ingress

list / elements=list

List of rules for incoming traffic. Each rule must be specified as a list. Each rule may contain the rule number (integer 1-32766), protocol (one of [‘tcp’, ‘udp’, ‘icmp’, ‘ipv6-icmp’, ‘-1’, ‘all’]), the rule action (‘allow’ or ‘deny’) the CIDR of the IPv4 or IPv6 network range to allow or deny, the ICMP type (-1 means all types), the ICMP code (-1 means all codes), the last port in the range for TCP or UDP protocols, and the first port in the range for TCP or UDP protocols. See examples.

Default: []

nacl_id

string

NACL id identifying a network ACL.

One and only one of the name or nacl_id is required.

name

string

Tagged name identifying a network ACL.

One and only one of the name or nacl_id is required.

profile

aliases: aws_profile

string

Using profile will override aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token and support for passing them at the same time as profile has been deprecated.

aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token will be made mutually exclusive with profile after 2022-06-01.

region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region

string

The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

security_token

aliases: aws_security_token, access_token

string

AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

If profile is set this parameter is ignored.

Passing the security_token and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

state

string

Creates or modifies an existing NACL

Deletes a NACL and reassociates subnets to the default NACL

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

subnets

list / elements=string

The list of subnets that should be associated with the network ACL.

Must be specified as a list

Each subnet can be specified as subnet ID, or its tagged name.

tags

dictionary

Dictionary of tags to look for and apply when creating a network ACL.

validate_certs

boolean

When set to “no”, SSL certificates will not be validated for communication with the AWS APIs.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

vpc_id

string

VPC id of the requesting VPC.

Required when state present.

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_PROFILE or AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION, AWS_CA_BUNDLE

  • When no credentials are explicitly provided the AWS SDK (boto3) that Ansible uses will fall back to its configuration files (typically ~/.aws/credentials). See https://boto3.amazonaws.com/v1/documentation/api/latest/guide/credentials.html for more information.

  • Modules based on the original AWS SDK (boto) may read their default configuration from different files. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html for more information.

  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be defined in the configuration files.

Examples

# Complete example to create and delete a network ACL
# that allows SSH, HTTP and ICMP in, and all traffic out.
- name: "Create and associate production DMZ network ACL with DMZ subnets"
  community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl:
    vpc_id: vpc-12345678
    name: prod-dmz-nacl
    region: ap-southeast-2
    subnets: ['prod-dmz-1', 'prod-dmz-2']
    tags:
      CostCode: CC1234
      Project: phoenix
      Description: production DMZ
    ingress:
        # rule no, protocol, allow/deny, cidr, icmp_type, icmp_code,
        #                                             port from, port to
        - [100, 'tcp', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', null, null, 22, 22]
        - [200, 'tcp', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', null, null, 80, 80]
        - [205, 'tcp', 'allow', '::/0', null, null, 80, 80]
        - [300, 'icmp', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', 0, 8]
        - [305, 'ipv6-icmp', 'allow', '::/0', 0, 8]
    egress:
        - [100, 'all', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', null, null, null, null]
        - [105, 'all', 'allow', '::/0', null, null, null, null]
    state: 'present'

- name: "Remove the ingress and egress rules - defaults to deny all"
  community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl:
    vpc_id: vpc-12345678
    name: prod-dmz-nacl
    region: ap-southeast-2
    subnets:
      - prod-dmz-1
      - prod-dmz-2
    tags:
      CostCode: CC1234
      Project: phoenix
      Description: production DMZ
    state: present

- name: "Remove the NACL subnet associations and tags"
  community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl:
    vpc_id: 'vpc-12345678'
    name: prod-dmz-nacl
    region: ap-southeast-2
    state: present

- name: "Delete nacl and subnet associations"
  community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl:
    vpc_id: vpc-12345678
    name: prod-dmz-nacl
    state: absent

- name: "Delete nacl by its id"
  community.aws.ec2_vpc_nacl:
    nacl_id: acl-33b4ee5b
    state: absent

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

nacl_id

string

The id of the NACL (when creating or updating an ACL)

Returned: success

Sample: “acl-123456789abcdef01”

task

dictionary

The result of the create, or delete action.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Mike Mochan (@mmochan)