community.general.ip_netns module – Manage network namespaces

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 9.0.1).

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.general. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

Comments

name

string

Name of the namespace

state

string

Whether the namespace should exist

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: none

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

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)