community.network.bigmon_policy – Create and remove a bigmon out-of-band policy.

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.bigmon_policy.

Synopsis

  • Create and remove a bigmon out-of-band policy.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access_token
string
Bigmon access token. If this isn't set, the environment variable BIGSWITCH_ACCESS_TOKEN is used.
action
string
    Choices:
  • forward ←
  • drop
  • flow-gen
Forward matching packets to delivery interfaces, Drop is for measure rate of matching packets, but do not forward to delivery interfaces, capture packets and write to a PCAP file, or enable NetFlow generation.
controller
string / required
The controller address.
delivery_packet_count
string
Default:
0
Run policy until delivery_packet_count packets are delivered.
duration
string
Default:
0
Run policy for duration duration or until delivery_packet_count packets are delivered, whichever comes first.
name
string / required
The name of the policy.
policy_description
string
Description of policy.
priority
string
Default:
100
A priority associated with this policy. The higher priority policy takes precedence over a lower priority.
start_time
string
Default:
"ansible_date_time.iso8601"
Date the policy becomes active
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the policy 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: Policy to aggregate filter and deliver data center (DC) 1 traffic
  community.network.bigmon_policy:
    name: policy1
    policy_description: DC 1 traffic policy
    action: drop
    controller: '{{ inventory_hostname }}'
    state: present
    validate_certs: false

Authors

  • Ted (@tedelhourani)