community.general.nios_network_view – Configure Infoblox NIOS network views

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 2.2.0).

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

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

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of network view objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS networkview objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.

  • Updates instances of network view object from Infoblox NIOS servers.

Requirements

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

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
comment
string
Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.
extattrs
dictionary
Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.
name
string / required
Specifies the fully qualified hostname to add or remove from the system. User can also update the hostname as it is possible to pass a dict containing new_name, old_name. See examples.

aliases: network_view
provider
dictionary
A dict object containing connection details.
host
string
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.
http_pool_connections
integer
Default:
10
Number of pools to be used by the infoblox_client.Connector object.
This is passed as-is to the underlying requests.adapters.HTTPAdapter class.
http_pool_maxsize
integer
Default:
10
Maximum number of connections per pool to be used by the infoblox_client.Connector object.
This is passed as-is to the underlying requests.adapters.HTTPAdapter class.
http_request_timeout
integer
Default:
10
The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.
max_results
integer
Default:
1000
Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.
max_retries
integer
Default:
3
Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.
silent_ssl_warnings
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Disable urllib3 SSL warnings in the infoblox_client.Connector object.
This is passed as-is to the underlying requests.adapters.HTTPAdapter class.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.

aliases: ssl_verify
wapi_version
string
Default:
"2.1"
Specifies the version of WAPI to use
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.
Until ansible 2.8 the default WAPI was 1.4
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.

Notes

Note

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.

  • Please read the Infoblox Guide for more detailed information on how to use Infoblox with Ansible.

Examples

- name: Configure a new network view
  community.general.nios_network_view:
    name: ansible
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: Update the comment for network view
  community.general.nios_network_view:
    name: ansible
    comment: this is an example comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: Remove the network view
  community.general.nios_network_view:
    name: ansible
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: Update a existing network view
  community.general.nios_network_view:
    name: {new_name: ansible-new, old_name: ansible}
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Authors

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)