community.network.avi_cloud – Module for setup of Cloud Avi RESTful Object

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection (version 3.0.0).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.avi_cloud.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • avisdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_context
dictionary
Avi API context that includes current session ID and CSRF Token.
This allows user to perform single login and re-use the session.
api_version
string
Default:
"16.4.4"
Avi API version of to use for Avi API and objects.
apic_configuration
string
Apicconfiguration settings for cloud.
apic_mode
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Boolean flag to set apic_mode.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.
autoscale_polling_interval
string
Cloudconnector polling interval for external autoscale groups.
Field introduced in 18.2.2.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 60.
avi_api_patch_op
string
    Choices:
  • add
  • replace
  • delete
Patch operation to use when using avi_api_update_method as patch.
avi_api_update_method
string
    Choices:
  • put ←
  • patch
Default method for object update is HTTP PUT.
Setting to patch will override that behavior to use HTTP PATCH.
avi_credentials
dictionary
Avi Credentials dictionary which can be used in lieu of enumerating Avi Controller login details.
api_version
string
Default:
"16.4.4"
Avi controller version
controller
string
Avi controller IP or SQDN
csrftoken
string
Avi controller API csrftoken to reuse existing session with session id
password
string
Avi controller password
port
string
Avi controller port
session_id
string
Avi controller API session id to reuse existing session with csrftoken
tenant
string
Default:
"admin"
Avi controller tenant
tenant_uuid
string
Avi controller tenant UUID
timeout
string
Default:
300
Avi controller request timeout
token
string
Avi controller API token
username
string
Avi controller username
avi_disable_session_cache_as_fact
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
It disables avi session information to be cached as a fact.
aws_configuration
string
Awsconfiguration settings for cloud.
azure_configuration
string
Field introduced in 17.2.1.
cloudstack_configuration
string
Cloudstackconfiguration settings for cloud.
controller
string
Default:
""
IP address or hostname of the controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_CONTROLLER.
custom_tags
string
Custom tags for all avi created resources in the cloud infrastructure.
Field introduced in 17.1.5.
dhcp_enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Select the ip address management scheme.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.
dns_provider_ref
string
Dns profile for the cloud.
It is a reference to an object of type ipamdnsproviderprofile.
docker_configuration
string
Dockerconfiguration settings for cloud.
east_west_dns_provider_ref
string
Dns profile for east-west services.
It is a reference to an object of type ipamdnsproviderprofile.
east_west_ipam_provider_ref
string
Ipam profile for east-west services.
Warning - please use virtual subnets in this ipam profile that do not conflict with the underlay networks or any overlay networks in the cluster.
For example in aws and gcp, 169.254.0.0/16 is used for storing instance metadata.
Hence, it should not be used in this profile.
It is a reference to an object of type ipamdnsproviderprofile.
enable_vip_static_routes
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Use static routes for vip side network resolution during virtualservice placement.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.
gcp_configuration
string
Google cloud platform configuration.
Field introduced in 18.2.1.
ip6_autocfg_enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enable ipv6 auto configuration.
Field introduced in 18.1.1.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.
ipam_provider_ref
string
Ipam profile for the cloud.
It is a reference to an object of type ipamdnsproviderprofile.
license_tier
string
Specifies the default license tier which would be used by new se groups.
This field by default inherits the value from system configuration.
Enum options - ENTERPRISE_16, ENTERPRISE_18.
Field introduced in 17.2.5.
license_type
string
If no license type is specified then default license enforcement for the cloud type is chosen.
The default mappings are container cloud is max ses, openstack and vmware is cores and linux it is sockets.
Enum options - LIC_BACKEND_SERVERS, LIC_SOCKETS, LIC_CORES, LIC_HOSTS, LIC_SE_BANDWIDTH, LIC_METERED_SE_BANDWIDTH.
linuxserver_configuration
string
Linuxserverconfiguration settings for cloud.
mesos_configuration
string
Field deprecated in 18.2.2.
mtu
string
Mtu setting for the cloud.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as 1500.
name
string / required
Name of the object.
nsx_configuration
string
Configuration parameters for nsx manager.
Field introduced in 17.1.1.
obj_name_prefix
string
Default prefix for all automatically created objects in this cloud.
This prefix can be overridden by the se-group template.
openstack_configuration
string
Openstackconfiguration settings for cloud.
oshiftk8s_configuration
string
Oshiftk8sconfiguration settings for cloud.
password
string
Default:
""
Password of Avi user in Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_PASSWORD.
prefer_static_routes
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Prefer static routes over interface routes during virtualservice placement.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as False.
proxy_configuration
string
Proxyconfiguration settings for cloud.
rancher_configuration
string
Rancherconfiguration settings for cloud.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
The state that should be applied on the entity.
state_based_dns_registration
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Dns records for vips are added/deleted based on the operational state of the vips.
Field introduced in 17.1.12.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as True.
tenant
string
Default:
"admin"
Name of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.
tenant_ref
string
It is a reference to an object of type tenant.
tenant_uuid
string
Default:
""
UUID of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.
url
string
Avi controller URL of the object.
username
string
Default:
""
Username used for accessing Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_USERNAME.
uuid
string
Unique object identifier of the object.
vca_configuration
string
Vcloudairconfiguration settings for cloud.
vcenter_configuration
string
Vcenterconfiguration settings for cloud.
vtype
string / required
Cloud type.
Enum options - CLOUD_NONE, CLOUD_VCENTER, CLOUD_OPENSTACK, CLOUD_AWS, CLOUD_VCA, CLOUD_APIC, CLOUD_MESOS, CLOUD_LINUXSERVER, CLOUD_DOCKER_UCP,
CLOUD_RANCHER, CLOUD_OSHIFT_K8S, CLOUD_AZURE, CLOUD_GCP.
Default value when not specified in API or module is interpreted by Avi Controller as CLOUD_NONE.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Create a VMware cloud with write access mode
  community.network.avi_cloud:
    username: '{{ username }}'
    controller: '{{ controller }}'
    password: '{{ password }}'
    apic_mode: false
    dhcp_enabled: true
    enable_vip_static_routes: false
    license_type: LIC_CORES
    mtu: 1500
    name: vCenter Cloud
    prefer_static_routes: false
    tenant_ref: admin
    vcenter_configuration:
      datacenter_ref: /api/vimgrdcruntime/datacenter-2-10.10.20.100
      management_network: /api/vimgrnwruntime/dvportgroup-103-10.10.20.100
      password: password
      privilege: WRITE_ACCESS
      username: user
      vcenter_url: 10.10.20.100
    vtype: CLOUD_VCENTER

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
obj
dictionary
success, changed
Cloud (api/cloud) object



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