community.general.utm_network_interface_address module – Create, update or destroy network/interface_address object

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.

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

Synopsis

  • Create, update or destroy a network/interface_address object in SOPHOS UTM.

  • This module needs to have the REST Ability of the UTM to be activated.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

address

string / required

The ip4 address of the network/interface_address object.

address6

string

The ip6 address of the network/interface_address object.

comment

string

An optional comment to add to the object

Default: ""

headers

dictionary

A dictionary of additional headers to be sent to POST and PUT requests.

Is needed for some modules.

Default: {}

name

string / required

The name of the object. Will be used to identify the entry

resolved

boolean

Whether or not the object is resolved

Choices:

  • false

  • true

resolved6

boolean

Whether or not the object is resolved

Choices:

  • false

  • true

state

string

The desired state of the object.

present will create or update an object.

absent will delete an object if it was present.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

utm_host

string / required

The REST Endpoint of the Sophos UTM.

utm_port

integer

The port of the REST interface.

Default: 4444

utm_protocol

string

The protocol of the REST Endpoint.

Choices:

  • "http"

  • "https" ← (default)

utm_token

string / required

validate_certs

boolean

Whether the REST interface’s ssl certificate should be verified or not.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: none

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 network interface address
  utm_proxy_backend:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestNetworkInterfaceAddress
    address: 0.0.0.0
    state: present

- name: Remove a network interface address
  network_interface_address:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestNetworkInterfaceAddress
    address: 0.0.0.0
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

result

complex

The utm object that was created

Returned: success

_locked

boolean

Whether or not the object is currently locked

Returned: success

_ref

string

The reference name of the object

Returned: success

_type

string

The type of the object

Returned: success

address

string

The ip4 address of the network/interface_address object

Returned: success

address6

string

The ip6 address of the network/interface_address object

Returned: success

comment

string

The comment string

Returned: success

name

string

The name of the object

Returned: success

resolved

boolean

Whether or not the object is resolved

Returned: success

resolved6

boolean

Whether or not the object is resolved

Returned: success

Authors

  • Juergen Wiebe (@steamx)