community.network.bcf_switch – Create and remove a bcf switch.

Note

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

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.network.

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

Synopsis

  • Create and remove a Big Cloud Fabric switch.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access_token
string
Big Cloud Fabric access token. If this isn't set then the environment variable BIGSWITCH_ACCESS_TOKEN is used.
controller
string / required
The controller IP address.
fabric_role
string / required
    Choices:
  • spine
  • leaf
Fabric role of the switch.
leaf_group
string
The leaf group of the switch if the switch is a leaf.
mac
string / required
The MAC address of the switch.
name
string / required
The name of the switch.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the switch should be present or absent.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled devices using self-signed certificates.

Examples

- name: Bcf leaf switch
  community.network.bcf_switch:
    name: Rack1Leaf1
    fabric_role: leaf
    leaf_group: R1
    mac: 00:00:00:02:00:02
    controller: '{{ inventory_hostname }}'
    state: present
    validate_certs: false

Authors

  • Ted (@tedelhourani)