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

Note

This plugin is part of the community.aws collection.

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

Requirements

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

  • boto

  • boto3

  • botocore

  • json

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aws_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.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_ca_bundle
path
The location of a CA Bundle to use when validating SSL certificates.
Only used for boto3 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.
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
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.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
debug_botocore_endpoint_logs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
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.
ec2_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.

aliases: aws_endpoint_url, endpoint_url
egress
list / elements=list
Default:
[]
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', '-1', 'all']), the rule action ('allow' or 'deny') the CIDR of the IPv4 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.
ingress
list / elements=list
Default:
[]
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', '-1', 'all']), the rule action ('allow' or 'deny') the CIDR of the IPv4 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.
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
string
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
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.

aliases: aws_profile
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

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_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.

aliases: aws_security_token, access_token
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Creates or modifies an existing NACL
Deletes a NACL and reassociates subnets to the default NACL
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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
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

  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html

  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

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]
        - [300, 'icmp', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', 0, 8]
    egress:
        - [100, 'all', 'allow', '0.0.0.0/0', 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 Returned Description
nacl_id
string
success
The id of the NACL (when creating or updating an ACL)

Sample:
acl-123456789abcdef01
task
dictionary
success
The result of the create, or delete action.



Authors

  • Mike Mochan (@mmochan)