community.general.ip_netns – Manage network namespaces

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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 community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • Create or delete network namespaces using the ip command.

Requirements

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

  • ip

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string
Name of the namespace
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the namespace should exist

Examples

- name: Create a namespace named mario
  community.general.ip_netns:
    name: mario
    state: present

- name: Delete a namespace named luigi
  community.general.ip_netns:
    name: luigi
    state: absent

Authors

  • Arie Bregman (@bregman-arie)