community.general.dimensiondata_network – Create, update, and delete MCP 1.0 & 2.0 networks

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.7.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.dimensiondata_network.

Synopsis

  • Create, update, and delete MCP 1.0 & 2.0 networks

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
Additional description of the network domain.
location
string / required
The target datacenter.
mcp_password
string
The password used to authenticate to the CloudControl API.
If not specified, will fall back to MCP_PASSWORD from environment variable or ~/.dimensiondata.
Required if mcp_user is specified.
mcp_user
string
The username used to authenticate to the CloudControl API.
If not specified, will fall back to MCP_USER from environment variable or ~/.dimensiondata.
name
string / required
The name of the network domain to create.
region
string
Default:
"na"
The target region.
Regions are defined in Apache libcloud project [libcloud/common/dimensiondata.py]
Note that the default value "na" stands for "North America".
The module prepends 'dd-' to the region choice.
service_plan
string
    Choices:
  • ESSENTIALS ←
  • ADVANCED
The service plan, either "ESSENTIALS" or "ADVANCED".
MCP 2.0 Only.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Should the resource be present or absent.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on private instances of the CloudControl API that use self-signed certificates.
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Should we wait for the task to complete before moving onto the next.
wait_poll_interval
integer
Default:
2
The amount of time (in seconds) to wait between checks for task completion.
Only applicable if wait=true.
wait_time
integer
Default:
600
The maximum amount of time (in seconds) to wait for the task to complete.
Only applicable if wait=true.

Examples

- name: Create an MCP 1.0 network
  community.general.dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    location: NA5
    name: mynet

- name: Create an MCP 2.0 network
  community.general.dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    mcp_user: my_user
    mcp_password: my_password
    location: NA9
    name: mynet
    service_plan: ADVANCED

- name: Delete a network
  community.general.dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    location: NA1
    name: mynet
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
network
complex
On success when state=present.
Dictionary describing the network.

 
description
string
success
Network description.

Sample:
My network description
 
id
string
success
Network ID.

Sample:
8c787000-a000-4050-a215-280893411a7d
 
location
string
success
Datacenter location.

Sample:
NA3
 
multicast
boolean
success
Multicast enabled? (MCP 1.0 only)

 
name
string
success
Network name.

Sample:
My network
 
private_net
string
success
Private network subnet. (MCP 1.0 only)

Sample:
10.2.3.0
 
status
string
success
Network status. (MCP 2.0 only)

Sample:
NORMAL


Authors

  • Aimon Bustardo (@aimonb)